London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1954. First Edition. Octavo (190 x 130 mm.), 192 pp., cloth in pictorial dustjacket. Very good in fair dustjacket, foxing on edges and on pages close to boards, name has been erased and whited out on title page with resultant tiny hole, bookseller's stamp on front pastedown, dust jacket price clipped, chipped, creased, 15 mm tear on lower front edge, 20 mm tear on front fore-edge, 15 mm tear on front upper edge, 3 mm strip missing from upper spine not effecting text, small piece of adhesive tape on both flaps, Very good / fair. Item #711
The last of seven "'Bulldog Drummond" stories by Gerard Fairlie. Bulldog Drummond the gentleman adventurer was created by H. C. McNeile under his pen name "'Sapper". Drummond is a World War I veteran who seeks a life of adventure to replace his now everyday existence. The character has appeared in novels, short stories, in stage and radio plays, on film and television and in graphic novels. Following McNeile's death in 1937 the novels were continued by Gerard Fairlie.