London, Hodder and Stoughton, 1951. First edition. Deltchev is on trial for treason, accused of being part of a plot to assassinate the head of state. But is he a pawn in a larger plot? Foster is assigned by a US newspaper to cover the story, but when he meets Madame Deltchev he is drawn into a plot more dangerous and byzantine than he ever could have imagined! Front board slightly bowed. Bookplate to front pastedown. Price clipped DJ shows wear and chipping to extremities with slight staining to rear panel. $65.00.