Mystery Scene—For Readers of Crime, Mystery & Suspense has gotten word of the Otto Penzler Collection of British Espionage and Thriller Fiction auction at Swann. Oline H. Cogdill writes that "I can't imagine anyone having a more fabulous collection. The auction alone would be worth a trip to New York City." Check it out for yourself when previews begin on April 3rd.
Eric Ambler, Cause for Alarm, first edition in the scarce dust jacket, 1938, signed and inscribed to Penzler. Estimate: $5,000 to 7,000.
Labels: British espionage, Christine von der Linn, Eric Ambler, Mystery Scene, Otto Penzler