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  • Author: Richard E CRABBE
  • Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books/St Martin's Press
  • Published: 2000
  • Description: Hardback, Near Fine
  • Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
  • Edition: First (signed)
  • Ref: 4010
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Author’s first novel. First US edition with a full 1 to 10 number sequence indicating a first printing. Price still on jacket. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Bumped at head and tail of book spine. “May 31, 1883, 3:55pm. Twenty thousand men, women and children, their faces shining in the later afternoon sun, are strolling to see the Eighth Wonder of the World. The Brooklyn Bridge is just a week old. Looking a a respite from the heat, overcrowding and disease of the tenements, thousands stream onto the soaring span. To breath free, high above the choking confines of the city, is an experience like no other. An engineering marvel of transcendent beauty, the bridge is simply awe-inspiring. In precisely five minutes, it will fall… Seven desperate men, former Confederate soldiers turned saboteurs, have laboured for years to destroy the bridge…” IN STOCK FOR IMMEDIATE DESPATCH