Hardcover. 8vo. Hodder & Soughton. 1956. 191 pgs. First Edition/First Printing (UK). DJ in VG shape with light shelfwear present to the DJ (small nick present to the spine, closed tear present to the crown of the DJ). No ownership marks present. Text is clean and free of marks, binding tight and solid, boards clean with no wear present. Photos sent upon request. 878; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 191 pages. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Parcels for Inspector West Reprinted As: ...
Publisher: Hodder & Soughton
Publication Date: 1956
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition; First Printing.
Book Description Hodder & Soughton, EB, 1956. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good-. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 8vo. Hodder & Soughton. 1956. 191 pgs. First Edition/First Printing (UK). Reprinted As: Death of an Assassin in the US. DJ has shelf-wear, rubbing present to the DJ especially around the extremities (small nick present to the spine, closed tear present to the crown of the DJ). Previous owner's bookplate present to the FFEP. Text is clean and free of marks, binding tight and solid, boards clean with no wear present. An excellent police procedural series featuring handsome Inspector Roger West of Scotland Yard, who gets promoted from Inspector to Superintendent later in the series. The series follows progression in Westís own life and shows him as a devoted family man with a wife and two sons (named after the authorís real sons) along with the intriguing plots. Master crime fiction writer John Creasey's 562 titles have sold more than 80 million copies in over 25 languages. After enduring 743 rejection slips, the young Creasey's career was kickstarted by winning a newspaper writing competition. He went on to collect multiple honours from The Mystery Writers of America including the Edgar Award for best novel in 1962 and the coveted title of Grand Master in 1969. Creasey's prolific output included 11 different series including Roger West, the Toff, the Baron, Patrick Dawlish, Gideon, Dr Palfrey, and Department Z, published both under his own name and 10 other pseudonyms. EB; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 191 pages. Seller Inventory # 52587