Newark, VT: Janus Press, 1986. First, Limited Edition. Item #4879
One of 250 copies signed by the author. Octavo (23cm); letterpress printed sheets stitched into marbled card wrappers; pp. A Fine copy. An attractive fine press edition of Le Carré's speech - the G. Harry Poulder Memorial Lecture - delivered at Johns Hopkins University on 20 May, 1986. A lengthy reflection on writing, inspiration, espionage, and his character George Smiley.