Wren, Percival Christopher; afterword by Brian Stableford BEAU GESTE
Pleasantville, N.Y./Montreal: The Reader's Digest Association, Inc., (1995). 0895776324 / 9780895776327 First edition thus. In The World's Best Reading series. With publisher's informational insert laid in. Hardcover. Bookplate, else fine, in blue faux leather shelfback over decorated boards, lettered and ruled in silver, decorative endsheets; no dust jacket, as issued. With b&w illustrations by Helen McKie produced for a 1927 edition from John Murray.
Wren's adventure classic about three wealthy brothers who join the French Foreign Legion. Filmed in 1926 with Ronald Colman, in 1939 with Gary Cooper, Ray Milland and Robert Preston, in 1966 and in 1982. It will no doubt be filmed again.