Item #65883 A Gun for Sale. Graham GREENE.
A Gun for Sale.
A Gun for Sale.
A Gun for Sale.

A Gun for Sale.

London: William Heinemann Ltd., 1936. [Thriller] First Edition. Octavo (18 x 12cm), pp.[viii]; 261; [3], blank. Publisher's red cloth lettered in gilt to the spine, red endpapers. Contents clean, no inscriptions, some sunning to spine and top edge, minor lean. A very good copy of one of the author's rarest titles in first edition, lacking only the ridiculously rare dust-wrapper, as usual. An underworld manhunt thriller which was published and filmed as 'A Gun For Hire' in America. The espionage novels of Graham Greene were read by Ian Fleming (some later being reviewed by him), and undoubtedly influenced his early James Bond adventures. Both authors had worked in Intelligence and became friends; Greene would holiday at Fleming's Goldeneye retreat in Jamaica in the 1950s. Item #65883

Gilbert, p.643.

Price: £795.00

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