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Final Exposure

By Paul Mansfield

1957 - London - Collins

7.5" by 5", 256pp

 
 

 
 
 
 

 

DETAILS

A first Edition of Mansfield's first novel

First Edition

Bound in red paper with an unclipped dust wrapper

The Collins Crime Club was an imprint of UK book publishers William Collins & Co Ltd and ran from May 6, 1930 to April 1994. It was not a book club in the usual sense of the word in that customers did not have to subscribe to the club with promises to buy a certain number of volumes each year. Instead they registered their name and address with the club and were sent a Newsletter every three months which advised them of the latest books which had been or were to be issued.

 

Mansfield's Final Exposure was his first novel, and charts the events surrounding a murder on the exotic island of San Rafael. what makes the case unique is that fact that it was captured by a photographer who happened to be at the murder scene.

CONDITION

The binding is tight and firm. There is only slight wear to the extremities, including slight bumping to the top and tail to the spine. There is mild wear to the dust wrapper, including a couple of closed tears, one chip to the base of the spine and there is also very mild spotting. Internally the pages are bright and clean but with significant offsetting to pages 20-21. There is some very mild spotting to the end papers and the date stamped to the rear end paper. Overall the book is very good with a very good dust wrapper.

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