GREENE (GRAHAM) The Confidential Agent, FIRST EDITION, dust-jacket, 1939
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GREENE (GRAHAM) The Confidential Agent, FIRST EDITION, DUST-JACKET, 1939
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GREENE (GRAHAM)
The Confidential Agent, first edition, very light spotting and browning, publisher's blue cloth, spine lettered in red, DUST-JACKET (unclipped, one or two stain marks, top ends frayed with slight loss), 8vo, William Heinemann, 1939

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  • A GOOD COPY IN THE RARE DUST-JACKET. Inspired by the Spanish Civil War, Greene wrote the novel in just six weeks whilst under the influence of benzedrene, having rented a room in Bloomsbury for the purpose.
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