FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Original teal cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Lean to spine, edges foxed. Lengthy pencil note to ffep connecting characters and settings to British booksellers and quoting Sims, some foxing to front and rear, musty. Else, clean. In Bernard Blatch’s original pictorial dust jacket: spine sunned, score to front panel, else, sharp and bright. A pleasing copy of Sims’ first biblio thriller.
George Sims (1923-1999) was a well-known antiquarian bookseller and crime novelist; a number of his novels have been re-issued in the British Library Classic Thrillers series.
Author SIMS, George
Publisher London: The Bodley Head
Condition Very good/ very good