Bingham (John)


Description: FIRST EDITION, the odd spot to page-borders, pp. 200, crown 8vo, original red boards, backstrip lettered in gilt, edges and endpapers lightly spotted, dustjacket darkened to borders and backstrip, the latter a little chipped, good

Publication Details: Victor Gollancz, 1958

Notes: Inscribed by the author on the title-page: 'For "Mitch", With kindest regards, John Bingham, 1958'. The author, the 7th Baron Clanmorris, worked under Roger Hollis in the intelligence services where he became a mentor of sorts to the younger MI5 officer David Cornwell - who would later, as John le Carré, follow Bingham's lead in converting his experience of the profession into a career as a successful thriller writer, and also use the older man as the basis for his most famous character, George Smiley....more

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Price: £80

Subject: Modern First Edition

Published Date: 1958

Stock Number: 66662

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