signed first edition 8vo., cloth & boards in dust jacket; 408 pages
1974 · NY
by FORSYTH, Frederick
NY: The Viking Press, 1974. First American Edition, first printing. Signed by Forsyth on a front blank page. Author's third novel. Frederick McCarthy Forsyth is an English novelist, journalist, former spy, and occasional political commentator. His works frequently appear on best-sellers lists and more than a dozen of his titles have been adapted to film. In "The Dogs of War" a British mining executive hires a group of mercenaries to overthrow the government of an African country so that he can install a puppet regime that will allow him cheap access to a colossal platinum-ore reserve. The book was also adapted into the 1980 film starring Christopher Walken and Tom Berenger. 8vo., cloth & boards in dust jacket; 408 pages. Fine (covers nice; contents clean & tight); very minor wear (very tiny nick head of spine; small crease lower corner rear flap) d/j.
(Inventory #: 57239)