John Buchan

The Thirty-Nine Steps

originally published:


We offered this copy of the first edition in our Catalog 111.


  • Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone(1915)

reference info

bio notes:
born: 8/26/1875
died: 2/11/1940
born as: John Buchan

Statesman and writer best known for his swift-paced advetnure stories. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of LiteraturePronounced like the beginning of "buchaneer," except that as a Scottish name the "ch" isn't a hard "k," but rather more like static on a radio.