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The Edge of the Night

PREBBLE, John

[First US Edition.]

AUTHOR'S OWN [SIGNED] COPY OF HIS FIRST WORK

Published: William Sloane New York NY, [1948]

Stock code: 42510

Price: £340.00

THE AUTHOR'S OWN COPY WITH HIS HOLOGRAPH SIGNATURE ON TITLE. First US edition of the author's first work; the UK edition was published in the previous year as 'Edge of Darkness'. John Prebble (1915-2001): author, historian and journalist. Among his widely acclaimed works are the Fire and Sword trilogy (chronicling the Jacobite Rebellion and destruction of the clan system), and The High Girders, documenting the Tay Bridge disaster. He is also remembered as the originator and co-writer of Cy Endfield's iconic feature film 'Zulu' (1964) starring Michael Caine and Stanley Baker.