Thieves’ Picnic by Leslie Charteris
A first edition copy of Thieves’ Picnic with dust jacket. Charteris created the famous crime fighter, “The Saint ” character” who proved to be a best seller. This first edition mystery novel was published by the American, The Crime Club, in the same year. The successful book was reprinted with different titles of The Saint at the Thieves’ Picnic.
The book is mildly discoloured with a faded and darkened spine. Bright blue end papers toned in places. The contents are clean and the bindings are tight. Dust jacket is price clipped with fading on the spine. There are some marks and rubbing on the cover. Mild wear to the edges with tiny tears. 8vo 316 pp.
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