The Spy's Bedside Book. An Anthology edited by Graham Greene and Hugh Greene. With An Introduction by Stella Rimington.

London: Folio Society, 2006. [Spy Anthology] FIRST EDITION THUS, first printing. Octavo (20 x 15cm), pp.261; [1], blank; [1], order form; [1], blank. With illustrations by Nick Hardcastle. Publisher's decorated blue cloth, tan endpapers, in tan slipcase. Fine throughout. An intriguing mix of factual and fictional pieces, including contributions from Baden-Powell, Le Queux, T.E. Lawrence, Bruce Lockhart, Ian and Peter Fleming, Kipling, Somerset Maugham, John Buchan, Fenimore Cooper, Dennis Wheatley, Joseph Conrad, Eric Ambler, Thomas Hardy and E. Phillips Oppenheim. This is the first edition to feature the introduction by Dame Stella Rimington, thriller writer and first female Director General of the British Security Service [MI5]. Item #64297

Gilbert p.45, 115, 186, 545, 643-4.

Price: £45.00