THE IPCRESS FILE.
Edition: First printing.
London: Hodder & Stoughton, (1962) dj. Hardcover first edition - Secret File No. 1. Author's first novel, a landmark in the espionage genre, introducing Harry Palmer (although he remains anonymous in this book), a man whose loyalty no one can claim with certainty. Basis for the 1965 film of the same name, featuring Michael Caine. 224 pp. Bound in orange boards with gilt lettering on the spine, in the first issue dustjacket (without reviews) by Raymond Hawkey.
Condition: Good overall in a good dust jacket - slight spine slant, some soiling to edges of textblock, dust jacket has chipping at the corners and the ends of the spine, short tears and other edgewear. Original price of 15 net still present. A decent copy of a rather hard to find book.