BEFORE THE COCK CROW: The First Born of Egypt: Volume III.
Edition: First printing.
London: Muller, Blond and White, Ltd, (1986) dj. Hardcover first edition - The third novel in this saga by this English novelist, essayist, and dramatist, who was also controversial amusing and offensive - a series whose theme is "the purposes, beliefs and ways of life of the growing young as observed, encouraged or deplored by their elders." Written primarily for money (Raven was for many year's on Blood's payroll), in these he also had "fun killing off many of the survivors from the earlier sequence, usually in absurd and/or humiliating circumstances." 250 pp. Wraparound dust jacket painting by Lawrence Toynbee. ISBN: 0-58431177x.
Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (slight crease to laminate of dj, a publishing flaw)