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The Great Train Robbery

Crichton, Michael

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ISBN 10: 0394494016 / ISBN 13: 9780394494012
Published by Alfred a Knopf Inc, Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A., 1975
Condition: Very Good + Hardcover
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First Printing. Book is clean and tight and would be Fine but for some sunning to top of boards. Jacket has only the slightest edge wear, but no tears. Panels are bright and clean. Price has been square cut out with scissors. A very nice copy of Crichton's fourth book. Bookseller Inventory # 002480

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Title: The Great Train Robbery

Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Inc, Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1975

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good +

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +

Edition: First Edition

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"A nineteenth-century version of THE STING...Crichton fascinates us."
THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW
In teeming Victorian London, where lavish wealth and appalling poverty live side by side, Edward Pierce charms the most prominent of the well-to-do as he cunningly orchestrates the crime of the century. Who would suspect that a gentleman of breeding could mastermind the daring theft of a fortune in gold? Who could predict the consequences of making the extraordinary robbery aboard the pride of England's industrial era, the mighty steam locomotive? Based on fact, as lively as legend, and studded with all the suspense and style of a modern fiction master, here is a classic caper novel set a decade before the age of dynamite--yet nonetheless explosive....
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About the Author:

Michael Cumpsty has appeared on Broadway in Racing Demon, The Heiress, Translations, Timon of Athens, Artist Descending a Staircase and La Bete, and on television in the cast of L.A. Law, on Star Trek: Voyager, and in the PBS production of Hamlet. His film credits include the Ang Lee film The Ice Storm. He has previously read Servant of for Random House AudioBooks.

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