London: Jonathan Cape, 1970. [Wartime Adventure] UNCORRECTED PROOF COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION. Octavo (22 x 14cm), pp.494; , blank. Publisher's lime green wrappers, in oversized textured PROOF-ONLY dust-wrapper, marked as such to rear flap. A near fine copy of the book in similar jacket, lightly worn at crown, a trifle sunned and toned to spine (lettered in white only, unlike the published jacket which has spine title in red). Popular Second World War novel concerning the R.A.F. Bomber Command, chosen by Anthony Burgess as one of the best ninety-nine novels in English published since 1939. Item #53117
Milward-Oliver; Len Deighton Annotated Bibliography p.35.
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