The Mysterious Bookshop

le Carre, John - Call for the Dead

N.Y., Walker, 1962. First U.S. edition of the author’s scarce first book, introducing George Smiley. Fine in dust jacket, which has several short closed tears at the top of the spine and another on the front panel, but still a lovely copy. A label with the author’s signature is affixed to the free front endpaper. $1,000.00


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