Faber & Faber, 1958, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First
note. Dark yellow coloured cloth covered boards with mauve coloured insert to the backstrip and within that insert gilt coloured titles. Illustrated dustwrapper with red and white coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. The third of the Alexandria Quartet. David Mountolive is tied to Egypt via a youthful love affair. When he returns to Egypt as Britain's Ambassador he finds himself with a conspiracy " .. and of the effects of this conspiracy on a number of very different people intimately connected with one another. It is the story of motives which lies behind Justine and Balthazar." -- from the front fold over panel blurb. Softening to the head and to the heel of the backstrip and rubbing to the book corners and lower book edges. Light age toning of the textblock edges and pages. A little rubbing to the dustwrapper edges and dustwrapper panels. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. , 11-320 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; Inventory No: 0114763.