Cloth lightly rubbed at the spine, else a very good copy in dust jacket with light professional restoration to spine ends, corners, and extremities. A brick thrown through a window while Hugh Drummond was cleaning his revolver brings him into direct conflict with two ruthless international crooks who happen to sit in high places.
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More information about this seller Contact this seller 3. Condition: Blue cloth. More information about this seller Contact this seller 4. From: Peter Harrington. London, United Kingdom. About this Item: London: Hodder and Stoughton, , Original blue cloth, titles to spine and upper board in black, blue endpapers and top-stain. With the dust jacket. Spine very slightly faded and rubbed, bubbling and white marks to endpapers, light spotting to edges. An excellent copy in the jacket that is a little rubbed at the extremities with a short closed tear to the head of the spine panel and a small chip from the upper panel.
First edition, first impression of the tenth Bulldog Drummond novel. More information about this seller Contact this seller 5. Published by Hodder and Stoughton London About this Item: Hodder and Stoughton London , Dust Jacket Included. International novel of intrigue and mystery. Near Fine, some discoloration or light stain to lower front cover, in Very Good dustjacket.
More information about this seller Contact this seller 6. McNeile, H. From: Royal Books, Inc. Original pressbooks for the first 4 film adaptations of H. McNeile's famed private eye, made in Drummond was played in the first film by a young Ray Milland, then in the ensuing 3 entries by John Howard, ably accompanied by Colonel Neilson John Barrymore.
Howard became the quintessential Drummond, and played him in a total of 7 films, completing what most fans consider the "classic" adaptations. Each pressbook is More information about this seller Contact this seller 7.
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Condition: Fair. No Jacket. BLQ2AQA Binding: Hardback --Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton Date: Edition: Pages: Condition: Fair DJ Condition: None Description: All of the internal pages are uncreased and tightly bound, no stamps or inscriptions, the only flaws are some scuffs and age spotting to the boards and spine and a few of the pages have light age spotting to them but nothing that obscures the text.
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Published by Garden City, New York First American edition. Some minor rubbing to the bottom of the spine and a few very small closed tears along the edges. Original black cloth lettered and decorated in red to the front panel and the spine.
First Edition statement is present on the copyright page. A very sharp copy. More information about this seller Contact this seller Condition: Good. The dust jacket is missing. There is wear to the boards with bumping to the spine ends and corners, the page edges have tanning and foxing.
The pages are secure to the binding. There are previous owner details inside the covers. This book is from our pre ISBN stock and could therefore be over 50 years old. It will have a general appearance commensurate with its age including age effects to page edges, binding and boards. Dust jacket is absent unless otherwise stated Usual signs of a well read book but good overall condition.
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Offsetting to both sets of age toned end-papers and light foxing to the page block edges. Moderate edge wear and soiling to the jacket. There is also several minor closed tears to the jacket. Condition: New. Ships with Tracking Number! Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!.
Seller Inventory n. Published by The Crime Club, Inc. First Crime Club edition of this scarce title of espionage, murder, and treachery featuring Roland Standish and Tiny Carteret as the detectives. In the matter of his personal tastes, Drummond is a member of the fictional Junior Sports Club, a gentleman's club on St. James's Square , London.
Although Drummond's actions are intended to maintain the conservative status quo of Britain,  academic Hans Bertens considers that instead, he comes across as "a murderous exponent of a fierce competitive individualism". The first four books deal with Drummond against Carl Peterson, who becomes Drummond's arch-enemy. Peterson is also a master of disguise and uses several aliases.
Almost, in fact, a hero",  and wrote that "authors Sapper came to love Carl Peterson dearly, and so did Drummond". The title of the fifth Bulldog Dummond book, The Female of the Species refers to Rudyard Kipling 's line "the female of the species is more deadly than the male". Drummond has also appeared in other works. McNeile and Gerald du Maurier adapted the first novel, Bulldog Drummond for the stage, where it was shown at Wyndham's Theatre during the —22 season. Matthews as Drummond.
The rights to the character of Drummond were then held by British International Pictures who would not sell the rights to use the character's for Bennett's screenplay. An attempt was made at a revival between 3 January and 28 March Drummond was initially portrayed by George Coulouris , before being taken over by Santos Ortega and Ned Wever after ; Cedric Hardwicke took over in A minute episode of Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.
Drummond has also appeared in two graphic novels. The Drummond series proved popular with contemporary audiences, with Bulldog Drummond selling , copies between and , exceeding the ,copy benchmark for "best-sellers". When reviewing Bulldog Drummond Strikes Back [h] for The New York Times , the critic observed that "if you like a good knock-down-and-drag-out yarn with excitement and violence on nearly every page, you can't go wrong on Bulldog Drummond";  for the novel Bulldog Drummond at Bay , the reviewer considered that "as a piece of fictional melodrama, the book is first rate".
Throughout the Drummond stories, much of the language used by McNeile's characters relating to ethnic minorities or Jews is considered by the academic Joan DelFattore to be "intensely conservative by modern standards";  Green observes that while the characters of other contemporary writers, such as Agatha Christie , "exhibit the inevitable xenophobia and anti-semitism of the period, McNeile's go far beyond the 'polite' norms". Bourn considers his language to be "rather distasteful",  while the academic Michael Denning observed that "Drummond is a bundle of chauvinisms, hating Jews, Germans, and most other foreigners".
Drummond later became a model for other literary characters created in the s and '50s:  W. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Legitimate, if possible; but crime, if of a comparatively humorous description, no objection. Excitement essential. Main article: Bulldog Drummond radio program. Orton and Sidney Gilliat. Retrieved 29 October Retrieved 10 August British Library catalogue. London: British Library. A Bulldog Drummond novel". Retrieved 24 August British Film Institute. AFI Catalog. American Film Institute. Presents: The Ludlow Affair ". Moonstone Books. Retrieved 26 August Publishers Weekly Reviews.
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