The Quiet American. Graham GREENE.
The Quiet American.
The Quiet American.
The Quiet American.

The Quiet American.

Heinemann, 1955.

First Edition, first printing. 8vo. Prussian blue boards with gilt titles. Patterned dustwrapper complete with rare Book Society wraparound band. A near fine copy with clean boards. No inscriptions. Very light scratch to topedge of textblock. The near fine/fine dustwrapper is complete. A couple of tiny tears, some dusting & some tiny spots to extremities of wrapper flaps o/w fine. Bright red wraparound band in lovely unfaded condition. Original price of 13s6dnet on front flap. A lovely copy with none of the usual heavy toning to spine.

One of the Observer's All Time 100 best novels & scarce with original wraparound band. A young man is sent from Washington to Saigon where the French army are struggling with the Vietminh guerillas - his policies quickly lead to bloodshed which is arguably questionably reported by a British reporter who has stolen the American's Vietnamese mistress!

Item #101373

Price: £450.00

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