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The Day Of The Jackal : Signed By The Author : With A collection of 11 original press photographs and the Universal Studios Press Release for the 1973 movie

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The Day Of The Jackal : Signed By The Author : With A collection of 11 original press photographs and the Universal Studios Press Release for the 1973 movie

by Forsyth, Frederick

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  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
Very Good++/Very Good+
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About This Item

The First UK printing published by Hutchinson in 1971. The BOOK is in Very Good++ or better condition with only slight pushing at the spine tips. Some spotting and toning in places to the text block. The usual offsetting to the grey end papers. The pages remain clean. Free from erasures and inscriptions. The WRAPPER is complete and is in Very Good+ condition. No fading of the red colouring to the spine. Some edge wear with rubbing at the spine ends and corners. A little creasing of the flaps. Two small closed tears with rubbing at the upper flap folds. The iconic wrapper design remains very striking in the removable Brodart archival protector. The book has been Signed (without dedication) and dated by FREDERICK FORSYTH to the title page. Accompanied by 11 original silver gelatin movie stills, produced to publicise the 1973 film. There are various agency stamps, editorial markings and/or captions to the rear of most photos. Photo size approx. 25.5cm x 20.5cm (one smaller, 23.8cm x 18cm). WITH the original Universal Studios 'press release' (approx. 20 pages) and the Studio's biographies of the actor edward Fox and the director Fred Zinneman. Extremely scarce to find as a signed, uninscribed copy and with such attributes. More images available on request. Ashton Rare Books welcomes direct contact.

Synopsis

The Day of the Jackal (1971) is a thriller novel by English writer Frederick Forsyth, about a professional assassin who is contracted by the OAS French terrorist group of the early 1960s, to kill Charles de Gaulle, the President of France. The Day of the Jackal is a novel of the spy fiction genre, praised for its convincing portrayal of France in 1963, and its carefully thought-out plot.

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Bookseller
Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB GB (GB)
Bookseller's Inventory #
1000000037
Title
The Day Of The Jackal : Signed By The Author : With A collection of 11 original press photographs and the Universal Studios Press Release for the 1973 movie
Author
Forsyth, Frederick
Book condition
Used - Very Good++
Jacket condition
Very Good+
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First UK Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Hutchinson
Place of Publication
UK
Date Published
1971
Keywords
Forsyth, Jackal, Movie, spy

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About Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB

We trade as a family-run internet business in Market Harborough in the heart of the Midlands. We have over 10 years experience of collecting and selling a range of genres, specialising in iconic modern fiction and children's titles. Please feel free to browse our website: www.ashtonrarebooks.com. All items are fully described and if any reasonable discrepancy is noted on arrival to the customer, a full refund including payment for return to us will be made. Items over £250 may be paid for in instalments subject to agreement- however, all books remain the property of Ashton Rare Books until the full balance has been paid. Please contact us at : les@ashtonrarebooks.com if you are looking for a particular title or require further assistance.We are full members of the PBFA, ABA and ILAB.

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flap(s)
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title page
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erasures
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rubbing
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