London: Heinemann, 1959. [Gun-running thriller] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (21 x 14cm), pp.250. Publisher's hardback black cloth binding in pictorial dust-jacket priced at 16s. Contents clean, no inscriptions, a few small marks and some splashing to edges of text block, lightly used jacket with a couple of short edge tears. A very good copy. 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 #65565
Gilbert D10, D14.
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