Item #5188 CALL FOR THE DEAD. John Le Carré, pseud. of David John Moore Cornwell.


New York: Walker and Company, 1962. First American Edition. Le Carré's debut novel, which introduced the world to master spy George Smiley. Basis for Sidney Lumet's 1967 neo noir The Deadly Affair, starring James Mason, Simone Signoret, and Maximilian Schell. Hubin, p.243; Barzun & Taylor 2141. Item #5188

First Printing. Octavo (20.75cm); jade green linen, with titles stamped in navy blue on spine; dustjacket; [6],7-192pp. Fine in a very Near Fine dustjacket, unclipped (priced $3.50), with a single tiny tear at upper rear flap fold.

Price: $3,000.00