Girtin, Tom ,: Unnatural Break; A Commercial Novel
Book Number: 0108312
Hutchinson of London, London, 1959. Hardcover. Good/Poor. Illustrator: Roy Sanford -- Cover Art. First Edition. 300 g.; VI, 7-168 pages, last page blank, acknowledgements. The text is illustrated with numerous advertisements for various products from the British papers/magazines. Black coloured board with a pink illustration to the lower right-hand corner of the front panel. White titles to the backstrip. Rubbing to the book corners and backstrip edges. Browning and foxing to the top text block edge and lighter browning to the other text block edges. Browning, offset tanning and foxing to the endpapers and for the first few and last few pages of the book and browning to the internal text. Illustrated dustwrapper, by Roy Sanford, with white and black titles to the front panel and backstrip. Rubbing to the dustwrapper edges and rubbing and creasing to the backstrip edges. There is a 0.5" tear to the top left-hand corner of the front dustwrapper panel and a 1.25 " tear to the lower right-hand corner of the same panel. Fading to the backstrip and to the top one quarter of the front dustwrapper panel. Browning and handling marks to the rear dustwrapper panel and there are creases to the front fold over panel. Clipping of the dustwrapper, front fold over, lower right-hand corner. Black-and-white photograph of author to the rear of fold over panel. ".. For Tom Girton's Unnatural Break, the story of a literal-minded Detective-Inspector Thomas Marples, C.I.D., investigating, against a background of Theatres, Convents, Pubs, Joke Shops, Solo Clubs and Scotland Yard, a highly embarrassing threat from the house of the Home Secretary, is one of the funniest whodunit in this or any other year." -- from the front fold over panel blurb. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Roy Sanford -- Cover Art. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Fiction -- Humour ; Fiction -- Crime; Inventory No: 0108312.