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The Ipcress File by  Len Deighton - First American Edition - 1962 - from Burnside Rare Books, ABAA (SKU: 160801009)

The Ipcress File

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The Ipcress File

by Deighton, Len

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Very Good
ISBN 10
034001105X
ISBN 13
9780340011058
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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1962. First American Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First American edition. 287 pp. Black cloth with orange spine lettering. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket, unclipped ($3.95), well-rubbed and a bit soiled, bit of wear along bottom edge. Rubbing to bottom edge of cloth. The espionage author's first novel.

Synopsis

Len Deighton's classic first novel, whoseprotagonist is a nameless spy – later christened Harry Palmer and made famous worldwide in the iconic 1960s film starring Michael Caine.The Ipcress File was not only Len Deighton's first novel, it was his first bestseller and the book that broke the mould of thriller writing.For the working class narrator, an apparently straightforward mission to find a missing biochemist becomes a journey to the heart of a dark and deadly conspiracy.The film of The Ipcress File gave Michael Caine one of his first and still most celebrated starring roles, while the novel itself has become a classic.

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Bookseller
Burnside Rare Books, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
160801009
Title
The Ipcress File
Author
Deighton, Len
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First American Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
034001105X
ISBN 13
9780340011058
Publisher
Simon and Schuster
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1962
Keywords
espionage, spy, fiction, 1st American edition
Bookseller catalogs
Literature;

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About Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

Burnside Rare Books specializes in American and British literature, and rare nonfiction. We are located in downtown Portland, Oregon and open by appointment.

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