Hamish Hamilton, 1952, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition, Illustrated By: Photographic
list of illustrations, and sources. The text is illustrated with five black and white photographs. Dark maroon coloured boards with silver titles to the backstrip. Bumping to the head and to the heel of the backstrip and rubbing to the book corners. A few marks and rubbing to the book panels. Browning and foxing to the text block edges and the front board is slightly bowed. Browning, offset tanning and foxing to the endpapers and the internal pages are also slightly aged toned. There is a three cornered tear to the free front end paper, 2 inches down from the top text block edge, which also impinges upon the half title page. Plain text dustwrapper with yellow and black background and black titles to the front panel and backstrip. Rubbing and chipping, with loss to the dustwrapper corners and to the head and to the heel of the backstrip. Quite noticeable darkening of the backstrip region. Rubbing to the creases of the dustwrapper and there is browning to both the front and back dustwrapper panels. A faint red smudge to the lower half of the front dustwrapper panel. There is a 2.25 " tear to the lower left-hand corner of the front dustwrapper panel. Browning and foxing to the verso of the dustwrapper and there is also some bleeding of the book colour. An account of the hunting and eventual bringing to justice of Klaus Fuchs and Bruno Pontecorvo and the disappearance of Allan Nunn May, three men working in Britain's nuclear research station in Berkshire, who turned traitor. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. , 5 - 222 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Politics & Government; Espionage; Communism ; Britain/UK; Military & Warfare. Inventory No: 0106641.