First edition of Funeral in Berlin; Inscribed by Len Deighton
Funeral In Berlin.
Item Number: 5053
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1964.
First British edition. Octavo original cloth. Inscribed and dated by Len Deighton on the title page. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket that shows light wear.
"A ferociously cool fable, even better than The Spy Who Came In From the Cold" (New York Times).
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London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1962.
First British edition of the author’s first novel. Octavo, original cloth. Lengthily inscribed by the author on the title page. Fine in a very good plus dust jacket that shows light wear. Jacket design by Raymond Hawkey.
"My Dear Stoker.....I don't know how to thank you enough. Sincerely Yours S.L. Clemens": Mark Twain Autographed Letter Signed To Bram Stoker
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FIRST EDITION OF IAN FLEMINGS LIVE AND LET DIE, IN THE RARE FIRST-ISSUE DUST JACKET; Signed by Roger Moore
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