The Bodley Head, 1978.
First edition first issue with the Shakespeare head imprint on titlepage & also cloth boards [second issue has a rectangular Bodley Head imprint & paper covered boards] - uncommon thus. 8vo. Green cloth boards with gilt titles. White dustwrapper with orange titles. A fine copy with clean boards & no marks to textblock edges. No inscriptions. The near fine/fine dustwrapper is complete with a few light vertical creases. Original price of £4.50net to front flap. An attractive copy.
A Secret Service novel. One of of only 1000 copies of the first issue.