London: Jonathan Cape, 1956. [Spy thriller] FIRST EDITION, Binding B (Type 'B' cloth, designated without priority). Octavo (20 x 14cm), pp.257; , blank. Publisher's black cloth titled in silver, with the pictorial dust-jacket designed by Pat Marriott (price-clipped). Light spotting to edges and extremities else a near fine copy of the book in an attractive dust jacket, now expertly restored and showing as a particularly bright example. Housed in an elegant leather-spined clamshell box, lettered in gilt with acid-free protective fleece lining. Item #59077
Gilbert A4a (1.2).