London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1916. [Spy thriller] FIRST EDITION Octavo (19 x 13cm), pp.x; 307; , blank. In publisher's mid-green cloth with gilt titles and publisher's imprint to spine, blind-stamped to upper board. Contemporary ownership to flyleaf, spotting to edges. Light soiling and rubbing to cloth. cloth particularly bright. Very good. The second novel to feature John Buchan's most enduring character, the adventurous government agent Richard Hannay, partnered again by Sandy Arbuthnot, having previously appeared in the 'The Thirty Nine Steps'. Item #51930
Blanchard A38. Steinbrunner and Penzler p51-2. Haining p192-4,198.
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