London: Abelard-Schuman, 1963. First UK Edition, preceding all others. Author's second Paul Chevasse novel, and second book writing as Martin Fallon, reprinted in 1996 with Patterson writing as Jack Higgins. Jacket design by Michael Ross.
Very Good plus in a Very Good dust jacket. Slight lean, faint foxing to the page edges. Jacket front flap is clipped at one corner with American price intact, light creasing, and a few small chips and tears.