London: Jonathan Cape, 1976. [Thriller] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (23 x 15cm), pp.240. Publisher's black cloth with gilt titles to spine. Top edge blue; photographic endpapers depicting the sky at night. With the photographic dust-jacket designed by Raymond Hawkey, priced at £3.25. Slight browning to edges. Light bruising to jacket edges. Near fine. With comparisons to Graham Greene and Ian Fleming (on front flap), Deighton first arrived on the shady scene in 1962 and was described by Julian Symons as 'the poet of the spy story'. Item #56008
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