THE VIENNA ELEPHANT by LEATHER, Edwin, 1919-2005

THE VIENNA ELEPHANT

Edition: First printing

New York: Dodd, Mead, 1977. Black cloth and grey boards. [6], 278, [4] pp. Near fine, no owner names. Price-clipped black jacket has slight rubbing, small tears, white spine lettering yellowed, VG generally. Hubin (94) p. 490. Canadian-born author's first thriller novel, published in the UK in 1978. Sir Edwin was born in Toronto, educated at Trinity College School in Port Home and graduated from RMC in 1937. He fought with the 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion and Toronto Scottish and Royal Canadian Artillery during WWII. He served as a Conservative MP in England and as Governor of Bermuda. This thriller novel involves a "lost" Fabergé pink elephant stolen by the Nazis which resurfaced in Vienna.; Octavo.

Book ID: 42903
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