A Coffin for Dimitrios

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1939.

Price: $4,500.00

Hardcover. First American edition. Fine in an attractive very good dustwrapper with a shallow crescent chip at the crown. Inscribed by the author to a noted collector of detective fiction. A nicer than usual copy, and very uncommon signed. A classic thriller, Ambler’s best known book and basis for the film *The Mask of Dimitrios* directed by Jean Negulesco, and featuring Peter Lorre, Sydney Greenstreet, and Zachary Scott. *Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone*.

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A Coffin for Dimitrios. Eric AMBLER.
A Coffin for Dimitrios
A Coffin for Dimitrios

Eric Ambler
birth name: Eric Ambler
born: 6/28/1909
died: 10/22/1998

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Author widely regarded as one of the most distinguished writers of stories of espionage and of crime. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literaturemore