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Ashenden or: The British Agent
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Ashenden or: The British Agent

by MAUGHAM, W. Somerset

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London: William Heinemann, 1928. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. First edition. One corner a little bumped, very slight rubbing at the extremities, very near fine in just about fine dustwrapper with some tiny nicks, mostly at the crown. Basis for the Alfred Hitchcock film *The Secret Agent* with Madeleine Carroll, John Gielgud, and Peter Lorre. A lovely copy of this title listed in both *Queen's Quorum* and as a *Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone*.
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ASHENDEN : OR THE BRITISH AGENT
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ASHENDEN : OR THE BRITISH AGENT

by Maugham, Somerset

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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London: William Heinemann, Ltd, 1928. Near-fine in like jacket. First edition, first impression of Maugham's collection of interrelated stories about a writer employed as a spy in World War I, drawing from the author's personal experience in the British Secret Intelligence Service. Unlike most of the spy literature that was birthed out of 20th-century warfare, Maugham's perspective is influenced by his own experience in intelligence service, emphasizing the everyday tasks - watching, listening - that make up intelligence work, which remains a particularly important insight today. According to his biographer Selina Hastings, Maugham burned fourteen additional stories after Winston Churchill read them and insisted they would be a breach of the Official Secrets Act. Scarce in such a brilliant 1920s-era dust jacket. Octavo. 7.25'' x 5''. Original full teal cloth, boards and spine lettered and stamped in gilt and black, In original pictorial dust jacket. [8], 304 pages. Bookseller ticket of the Holliday… Read More
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Ashenden or the British Agent
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Ashenden or the British Agent

by MAUGHAM W SOMERSET

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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London: Heinemann, 1928. First Edition. Hard Cover. Dust Jacket. (London: William Heinemann, Ltd. 1928). First UK Edition. Publisher's slate blue cloth lettered in gilt with author's & publisher's device in black. Minuscule rubbing to the boards otherwise a near fine (or better) copy in a VG+ D/W priced 7/6 to the spine with a 2 cm closed tear and associated crease at the top left hand corner of the spine. There are also a couple of small chips at the top and bottom right hand corner of the spine but with none of the usual fading to the spine. Provenance: Adrian Homer Goldstone (noted collector and bibliographer, with his book plate on the front paste-down). Haycraft Queen Cornerstone and Queen's Quorum. The basis for the 1936 British espionage thriller film "The Secret Agent" directed by Alfred Hitchcock, adapted from the play by Campbell Dixon, which in turn was loosely based on two stories from Ashenden. *The Secret Agent* starred Madeleine Carroll, John Gielgud, Peter Lorre and Robert… Read More
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Ashenden or the British Agent

by MAUGHAM W SOMERSET

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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London: Heinemann, 1928. First Edition. Hard Cover. Dust Jacket. (London: William Heinemann, Ltd. 1928). First UK Edition. Publisher's slate blue cloth lettered in gilt with author's & publisher's device in black. Minuscule rubbing to the bottom edge of the front and back boards otherwise a near fine (or better) really bright copy in a VG+ D/W priced 7/6 to the spine with a slither of loss at the head and tail of the spine and a neat (almost invisible) archival repair (by one of the World's leading paper conservators) to a small chip to the left hand corner of the front cover. Usual slight fading to the spine. Provenance: Housed in a custom-made box. Book-plate of Stuart B Schimmel (a respected collector of rare books) to the front pastedown. Haycraft Queen Cornerstone and Queen's Quorum. The basis for the 1936 British espionage thriller film "The Secret Agent" directed by Alfred Hitchcock, adapted from the play by Campbell Dixon, which in turn was loosely… Read More
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ASHENDEN

by Maugham W. Somerset

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Used - Good
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FIRST
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Hardcover
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PASADENA, California
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HEINEMANN, 1928. Book. Good. Hardcover. Inscribed by Author(s). FIRST. A good minus first edition second printing with spine replaced. INSCRIBED BY MAUGHAM fine Facsimile dust jacket..
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Ashenden. Or the British Agent [Inscribed]
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Ashenden. Or the British Agent [Inscribed]

by MAUGHAM, W[illiam]. Somerset (1874-1965)

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Used - Fine-
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First Edition
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Hardcover
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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London: William Heinemann, 1928. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine-. Second Impression of this archetype of the espionage novel, a precursor to the works of Ian Fleming, Len Deighton, John le Carre, and Robert Ludlum. Publisher's dark blue linen-grain cloth, spine and front cover lettered in gilt. Without the scarce just jacket. Inscribed twice by Maughan: upside down on the rear end paper (presumably, his first attempt) and on the front end paper, "For Jack From WM." Very slight bubbling of cloth (as often), pages lightly toned, else about Fine. Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone. Stott A37a. Hubin (IV), p.198. Barzun & Taylor 2461. Pronzini & Muller, pp. 567-68 (a "nostalgic glimpse into an intrigue-filled world"). Originally published as short stories, then in this single volume in the guise of a novel, based on Maugham's espionage experiences in the Great War. Alfred Hitchcock adapted two of the stories for his film The Secret Agent. "What is new here is the flat dull tone that later writers so… Read More
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Ashenden or the British Agent

Ashenden or the British Agent

by Maugham, William Somerset

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Used
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First American Edition
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Hardcover
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Surprise, Arizona
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New York: Doubleday, Doran & Co, 1928. First American Edition. Hard Cover with Dust Jacket. Octavo. 304pp., bound in original blue cloth stamped in orange, spine lettering orange, top edge orange, A very good copy in very good, price clipped pictorial dust jacket with small chips at spine ends and corners. The story of the most dramatic and terrifying aspect of the war and an exciting story of the British secret service.
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ASHENDEN or The British Agent

by Maugham, Somerset

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  • Hardcover
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Used - VG-
Edition
First American Edition
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Hardcover
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Ottawa, Ontario
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New York: Doubleday, Doran & Co. Inc., 1928. 304 pages in very good, clean condition; slightly yellowed. Few small stains on the bottom edge and top edge. Endpapers yellowed. Inscription of former owner on the ffep. Blue cloth with orange titles and decorations. Corners lightly bumped and rubbed. Edges a little rubbed. Light wear at the head/tail of the spine. Beige DJ with illustrations and black titles. Spine and edges darkened and stained. Small chips on the corners, edges, head/tail of spine. Not price clipped. VG-/FAIR. First American Edition. Hard Cover. VG-/Fair.
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Ashenden - Rebound by Asprey

Ashenden - Rebound by Asprey

by Maugham, W. Somerset

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Used - Near Fine
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Hardcover
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Harrogate, North Yorkshire
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London: Heinemann, 1928. Hardcover. Near Fine. A first edition, first printing bound in half-leather by Asprey and Co. Ltd. Gilt titling and page edging with marbled endpapers. A superb binding
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Ashenden: or The British Agent.

by MAUGHAM, W. Somerset.

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  • hardcover
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Used - Cloth rubbed at extremities; bottom of spine frayed; slight bubbling to the cloth; corners a little bumped. Tight and sound.
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First edition.
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Hardcover
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Rochester, New York
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London:: William Heinemann,, 1928.. First edition.. publisher's blue cloth (lacking dust jacket).. Cloth rubbed at extremities; bottom of spine frayed; slight bubbling to the cloth; corners a little bumped. Tight and sound.. 8vo,. Stott A37a. Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone.
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ASHENDEN OR, THE BRITISH AGENT Franklin Library

ASHENDEN OR, THE BRITISH AGENT Franklin Library

by W. Somerset Maugham

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Hardcover
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Pomona, New York
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Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: Franklin Library. 1987. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good in Full Leather. Accented in 22kt gold gilt decoration. All edge gilt, hubbed spines. Part of The Franklin Library of Mystery Masterpieces. Franklin Library of Mystery Masterpieces. Some wear to gilt. Bump to top front panel. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Original binding. All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. .
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Ashenden: or The British Agent

by Maugham, W. Somerset

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Used - Very Good Minus
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First Edition
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Hardcover
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Port Dover, Ontario
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London, United Kingdom: William Heinemann, Ltd, 1928. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Minus/No Dust Jacket. Blue boards, square and tight, top of spine starting to fray as well as lower corner of front board. There are margin spots pages 200-205, in a mylar cover, 304 pages. B1
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Ashenden [or The British Agent]

by Maugham, W. Somerset

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Used
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First Edition
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Regina, Saskatchewan
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Toronto: Doubleday, Doran and Gundy, 1928 Very Good + in hardcover. 20 by 13 cm. 304 pages. Stated first edition. Blue cloth cover with orange lettering on front cover. Light staining on upper right corner of front cover and upper left corner of back cover from water damage. Staining and damage does not show through to pages. Endpapers have blue lion illustration. Small chip on bottom of front endpaper. Name of former owner on front free blank endpaper hand-dating the book to June 2nd, 1928. Bright, clean.. First Edition.
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Mr. Ashenden: Agent Secret

by MAUGHAM, W. Somerset

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Used
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1st Edition
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Paperback
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Palm Springs, California
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Paris, Les Editions de France,, 1930. First edition in French. Small 8vo. Translated into French by Madame. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Very Good/No Jacket.
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ASHENDEN Or the British Agent

ASHENDEN Or the British Agent

by W. Somerset Maugham

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Used
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First Edition; Early Printing
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Hardcover
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Pomona, New York
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New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company , Inc.. 1941. First Edition; Early Printing. Hardcover. Very Good in a Very Good price clipped dust jacket. Few small open tears. Light foxing on front/rear pastedowns. ; Original dust jacket protected by archival Brodart cover. All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. .
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ASHENDEN: OR THE BRITISH AGENT

ASHENDEN: OR THE BRITISH AGENT

by W. Somerset Maugham

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Used
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First Edition; Early Printing
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Hardcover
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Pomona, New York
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New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company , Inc.. 1928. First Edition; Early Printing. Hardcover. Very Good in boards. Owner imprint on rear pastedown. First Edition stated. .
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ASHENDEN

by Maugham, William Somerset

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First Edition
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Rochester, Michigan
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ASHENDEN, Doubleday, Doran, 1928, first American edition, just about a vg copy. Both a Queen's Quorum and Haycraft-Queen title.
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Ashenden; The British Agent
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Ashenden; The British Agent

by Maugham, W. Somerset

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FIRST EDITION
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Hardcover
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Liberty Hill, Texas
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W. Somerset Maugham, Ashenden: or The British Agent. Doubleday, Moran & Company, 1928. First Edition. HC.Doubleday Doran and Company Inc. 1928. An influential work (on Ambler and Fleming, to name just two) based on the author's experiences in W.W. I. Used. Octavo. 304pp., bound in original blue cloth stamped in orange, spine lettering orange, top edge orange. Ashenden: or The British Agent by W. Somerset Maugham was published by Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., Garden City, New York, in 1928. Not an ex-library copy, this 5 1/4" X 7 1/2", 304-page, 85-year-old, First American Edition offering is in G, condition, considering its fairly advanced years. There is some understandable yellowing of endpapers front and back as well as pages of text. Pages will always be intact with minimal to no stray marks or marginalia, unless otherwise noted. Books may have an owner or gift inscription. Prior to bidding, please inspect pictures closely to ensure you are confident in what you will be getting.
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Ashenden: or the British Agent

by Maugham, W. Somerset

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Used
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First Edition
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murrieta, California
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New York, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Co. , Inc.. 1928. First Edition. Good, front hinge slightly shaken, lt rubbing spine edge; Minor edge wear. Prior owner (W. A. Fairburn, naval architect) penciled notes to ffep. ; Stated First; Blue cloth; 8vo; No DJ .
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ASHENDEN

by Maugham, William Somerset

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First Edition
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Rochester, Michigan
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ASHENDEN, Doubleday, Doran, 1928, first American edition, f.e.p. excised, else a vg copy. Both a Queen's Quorum and Haycraft-Queen title.
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