Give Me Murder
John Creasey writing as Gordon Ashe. A Patrick Dawlish thriller. Undated, but 1947. A UK first edition, first impression. Uncommon.
Wrapper : The evocative wrapper on this copy is bright and complete. It has been clipped. The front panel is bright and unfaded, showing wear and surface creasing to the top and bottom edges. The corners are rubbed and very slightly nicked. The spine is unfaded and clean. It shows thin slithers of loss at either end. The back panel is sound, showing gentle nicking to the spine corners. Looks sharp in protective plastic.Book : The book is square and very tight. The boards are clean. The upper corners and the spine ends are very gently bruised. The spine is gently faded. The pages are clean. No foxing. The closed page edges are bright. No dog-eared pages. The binding is solid - no cracked hinges. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. A nice copy in a protected wrapper.
Publisher: John Long