THE MAN WITHIN
Place Published: London
Publisher: William Heinemann Ltd.
Date Published: 1929
Edition: First UK Edition
Book Id: 1893
First Impression, one of 2,500 copies. Octavo; black cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; 354pp. Hint of a forward lean, top edge foxed, with lower right corner of front board gently tapped, though still sharp; clean throughout; Near Fine. Dustjacket is the first state, priced 7/6 net on spine; light edgewear and sunning to spine, with a faint diagonal crease to rear flap; an presentable copy without tears or loss - Very Good+.
The author's first novel, the story of a reluctant smuggler who betrays his colleagues and the aftermath of his betrayal. Basis for the 1947 adventure film directed by Bernard Knowles, starring Michael Redgrave and Richard Attenborough. Wobbe A2.a