First edition in English of Nordon's biography, originally published in France in 1964 and awarded the Prix Guizot by the Academie Française.
Near fine in very good jacket.
First UK edition. (London): John Murray, (1966). 9'' x 5.5''. Translated from the French by Frances Partridge. Original black cloth. Black topstain. In original price-clipped orange and magenta dust jacket designed by Biro. 370 pages. This copy from the library of noted actor and Sherlockian Curtis Armstrong, with his library emboss to title page. Two small ink marks to front free endpaper; toning shadow to half-title page. Moderate wear and scuffing to jacket, with several small closed tears.
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