Very Good - / Very Good -. Item #8589
New York: Saturday Review Press, 1973. First Edition. Signed "With Best Wishes, Chas McCarry 1973," on front free endpaper. Octavo. 278 pages. Illustrated dust jacket with original $7.95 price present. Yellow and red boards stamped in gilt.
Dust jacket rubbed along edges with some shallow chipping to extremities. Short closed tear along top edge of front panel with amateur tape repair. General foxing and rubbing. Boards show a slight lean, light shelfwear, and front corners slightly bumped. Binding sound. Erasure marks to front free endpaper. Light foxing to preliminaries and edges of text block but pages otherwise clean and unmarked.
Second book from McCarry and first to feature American spy Paul Christopher.