BUCHAN, JOHN WITH THE ILLUSTRATIONS OF EDWARD GOREY.
Title The Thirty - Nine Steps.
Book Condition Hardcover, no dustjacket. Fair condition. Water stained.
Edition The Franklin Library of Mystery Masters.
Publisher The Franklin Library, Franklin Center: 1988.
Seller ID 90502X1
This tale of espionage, written in 1915, the first in a series, finds England on the brink of World War I and infiltrated by sinister operatives; the one person standing between them and the success of their evil plans is Richard Hannay, a mining engineer who unwittingly learns too much and for a while becomes the object of a double manhunt.
(Key Words: Fiction, John Buchan, Mystery Stories, Espionage, Edward Gorey).