The Strangers' Gate by E. Phillips Oppenheim. Published by Hodder and Stoughton Limited, London. 1940. Printed in Great Britain by Hazell, Watson & Viney, Ltd., London and Aylesbury. First printed 1940. The Prince of Story-tellers. Lively story of a fight between Britain and Germany.
12mo, 319 medium/heavy coarse war time economy, numbered pages.
Condition/Notes : Good. DJ : Quite good with good colour illustration by Bip Pares; some small tears to edges and small loss lower lh corner, 228 in pencil below Strangers'. DJ back with summary, some tears to edges and small losses, dust/usage marking, H&S emblem lower rh corner. DJ spine wear and losses top/tail, rubbing to edges, illustrated. DJ front fold with brief summary, 75p upper rh corner, price clipped lower rh corner, dusting edges. DJ back fold list of titles by author, dusting edges. Celluloid cover to DJ; good. Front blue linen board light wear edges, bumps to corners. Back board similar. Spine light wear top/tail, small stain lower edge. Front e/p blank with foxing. Blank pp with owner's name Scarborough June 1979. Sub-title follows; verso list of Novels by E. Phillips Oppenheim. Title page follows; verso copyright. Commences p7 and through to p319. Pages good with light usage, light dusting to borders. Binding quite tight except slight strain p208/209. Dusting to edges.
A good volume with advantage of quite good DJ.
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