Sundry Creditors by Nigel Balchin – 1953 First Edition


Condition; Good, red cloth covers. Gilt titling to spine. Previous owner stamp to front page. . Slight fading to spine cloth but overall a clean and bright book.
Publisher; Collins Clear Type Press - London
Published; 1953
Pages; 256
Format; Hardcover
Synopsis: In Sundry Creditors we are presented with a Midlands engineering firm in transition. The firm’s Chairman, Gustavus Lang, a paternal, Quaker-style employer, keen on Works Councils and treating his staff like human beings, dies early on in the story and the reins are passed to his younger brother, Walter. A ruthless, hard-nosed businessman, Walter wastes no time in trying to seize control of the company by becoming the majority shareholder. Understandably, whilst he is busy transforming himself into a tyrant, he fails to notice that his young daughter is running around with one of his factory employees. As opposition starts to mount to Walter’s plans for domination, he has to fight to preserve both his daughter’s honour and his dreams of power and influence.
This book is from our pre ISBN stock and is therefore over 50 years old. It will have a general appearance relating to its age including age effects to page edges, binding and boards. Dust jacket is absent unless otherwise stated. Usual signs of a well read book but good overall condition.
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