Leslie Charteris Vendetta For The Saint Signed Book 1965
Leslie Charteris signed book Vendetta For The Saint 1965 is for sale. Leslie Charteris has autographed this book in bold red ballpoint ink and added a hand drawn The Saint logo.
This is believed to be a first edition book from what we have seen on Wikipeida:
"Vendetta for the Saint was adapted as a two-part episode of The Saint, and was broadcast during the programme's final season on January 5 and 12, 1969. Roger Moore played Simon Templar. After the series ended, the two episodes were edited together as a movie that was distributed theatrically in Europe and was also released to TV and, much later, home video."
Vendetta For The Saint was signed by Leslie Charteris whilst The Saint played by Roger Moore was on television, which ran between 1962 and 1969. Vendetta For The Saint was published by The Book Club in London.
Vendetta For The Saint original dust jacket features an illustration of The Saint to the front of the dust jacket. The dust jacket is in Poor condition with tears to the spine and loss to the back panel.Vendetta For The Saint original publisher’s green binding has plain front board and back board with black lettering to the spine. The binding is in Very Good + condition with slight fading and corner knocks.
Vendetta For The Saint has 192 numbered pages which are in overall Very Good + condition with spotting to the pages, being more prominent between the half title page and page 7, thereafter present but less prominent. There is also spotting to the edges of the pages which are noticeable when the book is closed.
Leslie Charteris has written the following to the front endpaper:
“sorry I can’t turn a bowl – all I can turn is a page. Happy New Year”
Leslie Charteris has written in his characteristic red biro ink pen, dated this inscription to 31 Dec 1967 and has added The Saint sketch next to the date. This is a highly desirable Leslie Charteris autograph.