London: Hutchinson & Co. Ltd., 1958.
First Edition. Hardcover. 8" X 5 1/2". 381pp. Moderate wear to unclipped pictorial dust jacket, with coverwear, several 1/4" to 1 1/2" closed tears to edges, and shallow chipping to corners and head of spine. Black cloth over boards with spine lettered in silver. Bumping to corners and slight lean to spine. Pencilled note to front pastedown, previous owner's name to front free endpaper, and bookseller's ticket to rear pastedown. Binding is firm and sound. Pages are clean and unmarked. A solid first printing in worn but complete dust jacket of Gabriel Fielding's novel of Dr. Chance and the International Zone in North Africa. Very good + / good. Item #2897