London: Heinemann, 1959. [Gun-running thriller] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (21 x 14cm), pp.250. Publisher's hardback cloth binding in pictorial dust-jacket priced at 16s. Edges toned, jacket with some light wear to extremities spine toned. Near fine. A modern day pirate adventure, set in the South-Seas. This title was proof read by Ambler's novelist friend Ian Fleming, who was given an advance copy by the chairman of William Heinemann. The lower panel of the published book jacket features a long review by Ian Fleming for Ambler's previous novel 'The Night-Comers'. Item #60640
Gilbert D10, D14.
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