The Riddle of the Sands
CHILDERS, Erskine. The Riddle of the Sands. London, Smith Elders & Co. 1903  FIRST EDITION: 8vo. A most handsome copy of the first edition of a book contentiously described as the first modern espionage novel, vying for the title with Kipling’s Kim, published two years earlier. Adrian Harrington Books - £8750
The ABA London International Antiquarian Book Fair
This major three-day event is one of the highlights in the world for book lovers and collectors – and the centrepiece of London International Antiquarian Book Fair Week. In the light and airy National Hall at Olympia, you will find thousands of rare, unusual and unique items offered for sale by 180 leading UK and international dealers.¶ Read more...
This is not a novel to be tossed aside lightly. It should be thrown with great force.