London: Frederick Muller, 1964. [Cold War Thriller] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (21 x 14cm), pp.204; , blank. Publisher's red cloth with silver titles to spine, dust-jacket designed by Derrick Holmes, priced at 18s. Minor dustiness, jacket with a tiny nick at crown, minor laminate shrinkage. A near fine, bright example of the author's first novel. A Boysie Oakes spy thriller written before Gardner's stint as the official James Bond novelist. Item #53142
Hubin; Crime Fiction IV.