Category: Modern First Editions

THE DAY THEY ROBBED THE BANK OF ENGLAND Stock code: 13582

Author / Artist:

Brophy, John

Publisher:

London: Chatto and Windus. 1959

Description:

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original red cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A better than very good copy, the binding square and firm, the contents spotted to the text block edge otherwise clean throughout and without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps (which is a shame as this copy is from the library of the author's daughter and author in her own right Brigid Brophy). Complete with the rubbed and nicked dustwrapper which is a couple of short closed tears and some toning of the rear panel. Not price-clipped (15s net to the front flap).

Price:

£25.00

Notes:

The basis for the 1960 John Guillermin directed film of the same name starring Aldo Ray, Elizabeth Sellars and Peter O'Toole.