Call For the Dead

By Le Carre, John

Call for the Dead is John le Carré's first novel. It introduces George Smiley, the most famous of le Carré's recurring characters.

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Call For The Dead.

by le Carre, John

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Raptis Rare Books
Published
1961
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$30,000.00

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London: Victor Gollancz, 1961. First edition of the author's first book, which introduced the world to the recurring protagonist, George Smiley. Octavo, original red cloth. Signed by John le Carre on the title page. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Housed in a custom full morocco clamshell box. An exceptional example. Call for The Dead introduces George… Read more
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Call For The Dead.

by Le Carre, John

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Raptis Rare Books
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1961
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London: Victor Gollancz, 1961. First edition of the author's first book, which introduced the world to the recurring protagonist, George Smiley. Octavo, original red cloth. Signed by the author on the title page in a contemporary hand, "John le Carre David Cornwell." Fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket. Housed in a custom clamshell box. An exceptional example,… Read more
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Call For The Dead

by Le Carre, John

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John Atkinson Books
Published
1961
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£26,486.73

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London: Gollancz, 1961. A first edition, first printing published by Gollancz in 1961. A fine book without inscriptions. NO inscriptions, marks or stamps. In the rare brown binding. SIGNED by the Author on the title page. In a dust wrapper which has benefitted from some light restoration to the spine foot and head and a little to the hinges.… Read more
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Call For The Dead.

by le Carre, John

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Raptis Rare Books
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1962
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$3,500.00

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New York: Walker and Company, 1962. First American edition of le Carre's first book, which introduced the world to the recurring protagonist, George Smiley. Octavo, original cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the title page, "For Patrick Christopher, Celia and Greg from John le Carre aka David Corwell with all good wishes, this flawed but engaging first… Read more
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Call for the Dead

by LE CARRE JOHN

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James M Pickard, ABA, ILAB, PBFA.
Published
1961
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First Edition
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£3,352.75

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London: Gollancz, 1961. First Edition. Hard Cover. Signed by Author. First UK Edition. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR AS JOHN LE CARRE aka DAVID CORNWELL on the title page. Finely bound in full red morocco, titles to spine gilt, five raised bands, rule to boards gilt, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. First book. A beautiful production.… Read more
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CALL FOR THE DEAD.

by Le Carre, John.

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Waverley Books
Published
1962
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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NY: WALKER. 1962. Near Fine. 1962. First Edition. First American Edition. SIGNED by John Le Carre on the title page. A near fine copy in a remarkably bright example of the white dj. The purple titles on the front cover & spine are still vibrant. (Small chip at bottom righthand corner of front cover of dj. A… Read more
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Call for the Dead

by Le Carre, John (Signed)

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Jerry Shepard Bookseller
Published
1962
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Very Good
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First Edition
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$1,843.00

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New York: Walker and Company, 1962. Signed by author John Le Carre directly to title page. No inscription. Stated: First published in the United States in 1962 by Walker and Company. True first American edition. Green cloth with mild fading and slight wear; sunned spine. Cream Dust Jacket with red, black and purple titling; not price clipped, some chips… Read more
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Call For The Dead - SIGNED

by Le Carre, John

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John Atkinson Books
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1961
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£1,676.38

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London: Gollancz, 1961. A first edition, first printing published by Gollancz in 1961. A beautifully rebound first edition of Le Carre's first Smiley novel. Bound in rich brown leather with gilt titling and raised bands and marbled endpapers. Fine internally. One minor light stain to the text block, but exceptionally faint and small. A superb binding. Housed in a… Read more
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Call For The Dead - SIGNED

by Le Carre, John

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John Atkinson Books
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1961
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£1,274.05

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London: Gollancz, 1961. A first edition, first printing published by Gollancz in 1961. A beautifully rebound first edition of Le Carre's first Smiley novel. Bound in rich red leather with gilt titling and raised bands and marbled endpapers. Some light spotting to the pages. One small previous owner's 'M' to the title page. With a signed decorative bookplate to… Read more
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CALL FOR THE DEAD

by le Carre, John

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Quill & Brush
Published
1961
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London: Gollancz Ltd., 1961. First edition of his first book. Endpapers replaced, minor cover wear, otherwise very good or better. Lacking the dust jacket. HIS FIRST BOOK
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Call for the Dead (Signed)

by LE CARRE, John

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abookshop
Published
1962
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Near Fine
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First American Edition
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9780802714435
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$850.00

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New York: Walker & Co., 1962. Bound in light green cloth that shows some mild sunning to extremes. A tight, clean copy of this scarce first edition. Fitted with a facsimile dust jacket that fits the book perfectly Signed by the author on a bookplate affixed to the half-title page. The first George Smiley… Read more
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Call For The Dead

by John Le Carre

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E M Stern
Published
1962
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As New
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1st U.S. Ed
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$424.99

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Contents appear as new, unopened, unread & unblemished in fine rust and turquoise colored board. DJ displays minimal surface/edge/wear, as shown, with small tear bottom edge.. The author's scarce first novel, the world's introduction to George Smiley and one of the most sought after works of fiction of the sixties. It… Read more
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Call For The Dead

by John Le Carre

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E M Stern
Published
1962
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As New
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1st U.S. Ed
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$414.99

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Contents appear as new, unopened, unread & unblemished in fine rust and turquoise colored board. DJ displays minimal surface/edge/wear, as shown, with small bump at heel of spine. The author's scarce first novel, the world's introduction to George Smiley and one of the most sought after works of fiction of the… Read more
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Call for the Dead

by LE CARRE, John

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Grendel Books, ABAA/ILAB
Published
1962
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Good in Good dust jacket
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$300.00

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NY:: Walker and Company,. Good in Good dust jacket. 1962. Hardcover. B000CRIT2M . The author's first book. First American edition. Slightly cocked, damp stain along bottom of rear board and lower spine corner of front board, thus only good in a good (corresponding light damp ripple along the bottom edge of the rear panel, author… Read more
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Call for the Dead

by John Le Carre

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MDS Books
Published
2018
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First
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First UK Edition/First Printing. Hardcover. Fine book in a fine dust jacket. Signed by the author on the title page. Reissue in the Penguin Classics series of Le Carre's first novel originally by Gollancz in 1961. Introduces George Smiley.
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Call For The Dead

by Le Carre, John

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Kelleher Rare Books
Published
2019
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Near Fine
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1st Edition
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9780241337080
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242.40

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London, United Kingdom: Penguin Classics, 2019. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. First UK Edition THUS, First Printing. This is a true first edition, first printing (first impression) of the Penguin Classics reissue in 2019. (The Penguin John le Carré Hardback Collection) SIGNED by the author John Le Carré to the title page. Very slight pushing to… Read more
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Call for the Dead

by Le Carre, John

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civilizingbooks
Published
1962
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Fine
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Book Club Edition
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$195.00

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Walker and Company , 1962. Book Club Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. There is a small tear at the botton of the dust jacket. There is a protective mylar cover. Le Carre's first novel.
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Call for the Dead

by John Le Carre

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Better World Books Ltd
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Used - Good
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Walker and Company. Used - Good. Ships from the UK. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Your purchase also supports literacy charities.
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Call For The Dead

by John Le Carre

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Rooke Books
Published
1962
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FINE with a very
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1st Edition
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£120.70

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New York - Walker and Company, 1962 Book. FINE with a very. Hardcover. 1st Edition. A first US edition of Le Carre's first novel. Introducing the character of George Smiley, Call For The Dead provided a welcome respite from the flamboyance of other spy characters,particularly Ian Fleming's James Bond, and the book was both popular and well received. The understated… Read more
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Call for the Dead

by John Le Carre

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Better World Books
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Used - Very Good
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Walker and Company. Used - Very Good. Ships from Reno, NV. Former Library book. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!
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Call for the Dead

by John Le Carre

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Walker and Company. Used - Good. Ships from Reno, NV. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!
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Call for the Dead

by John Le Carre

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Better World Books
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Used - Good
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Walker and Company. Used - Good. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside.
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Call for the Dead

by John Le Carre

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Better World Books
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Used - Very Good
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Walker and Company. Used - Very Good. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear.
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Call for the Dead

by Le Carre, John

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Rose's Books, IOBA
Published
1962
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Near Fine
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First Book Club Edition
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$95.00

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New York: Walker and Company, 1962. New York: Walker, 1962. First book club edition. 8vo. Hardcover binding, 128 pp. Crisp, unread, unmarked this book has a few tiny speckles to page edges, and light shelfwear. Le Carre's first book. Near fine in near fine dustjacket, protected with an archival-quality mylar cover.. First Book Club Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near… Read more
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CALL FOR THE DEAD

by Le Carre, John

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Billthebookguy.com
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$79.95

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Walker & Co., 1962. Hardback. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON THE TITLE PAGE, NOT ON A BOOKPLATE OR LAID IN CARD. Fine in Fine Jacket, unread. The original book club edition..
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Call for the Dead

by Le Carre, John

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Mordida Books
Published
1964
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Fine
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Paperback Edition
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$65.00

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New York: NAL. Fine. 1964. Paperback Edition. First printing Signet no. G2435. A fine unread copy in wrappers. .
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Call For The Dead

by John Le Carre'

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Oshtemo Book Sellers
Published
1962
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As New
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First Edition/First Printing
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About this Item: Walker and Company, 1961. Hardcover. Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. Book is AS NEW in a very fine unmarked dust jacket. Book is pristine, unmarked and unopened. When Lady Ann Sercomb married George Smiley towards the end of the war she described him to her astonished Mayfair friends… Read more
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Call for the Dead

by John le Carre

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Ergodebooks
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2004-10-01
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Used:Good
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9780802714435
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$59.22

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Walker & Company, 2004-10-01. Hardcover. Used:Good.
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Call for the Dead

by Le Carre, John

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Escape Routes New & Used Books
Published
1961
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Very Good
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Walker & Co, 1961. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. DJ with small holes on spine and some edge wear. Cover with minor wear. Some fading at top of spine.
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Call for the Dead: The First George Smiley Novel

by Le Carre, John

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Callaghan Books South
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2004
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As New
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9780802714435
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Gordonsville, Virginia, U.S.A.: Walker & Company, 2004. (Originally published, 1961) Sturdy book, shiny black covers, very bright silver lettering on spine. DJ glossy gray beneath mylar with photo of Big Ben and other buildings on front, golden author's name, praise on back. DJ and book, both As New.. Hard Cover. As New/As New.
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CALL FORTHE DEAD

by JOHN LE CARRE'

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Farmer Jim Enterprises
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very good near fine with dj
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N Y: WALKER ANS CO.. Hardcover. very good near fine with dj. Walker & Company. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1962.; First Printing. Hardcover. This is the book edition of the author's first book in an original dustjacket. This book set the standard for all modern spy-thrillers! It's literary importance cannot be overestimated, nor… Read more
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Call for the Dead

by LE CARRE, JOHN

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Contact Editions
Published
1962
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Near Fine
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BOMC
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$50.00

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New York: Walker & Comany, 1962. Gilt lettered half blue cloth over brown paper board in dust jacket. Le Carre's first book. This is the book club edition with a few short tears to the edge of the dust jacket. Nice copy.. BOMC. Cloth & Boards. Near Fine/VG. 8vo.
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Call for the Dead

by John le Carre (2002-01-29) [Mass Market Paperback] [Jan 01, 1768] John le Carre

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Call for the Dead

by John Le Carre

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Corliss Books
Published
1962
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Fine
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Book Club (BCE)
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Walker and Company, 1962. cloth backed boards are in fine condition and the dust jacket is in very good plus condition with slight rub now protected with mylar cover. is a BCE with small stamp to bottom back cover. copy is unmarked and tightly bound. 128 pages.. Book Club (BCE). Cloth Backed Boards. Fine/Very Good Plus. 8vo - over 7¾"… Read more
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Call for the Dead

by John Le Carre

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Paperback
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New
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Paperback. New.
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Call for the Dead; A Murder of Quality (Large Print)

by John le Carre

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The Eclectic Eccentric
Published
1987
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Fair
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Good, solid reading copy with unmarked text. Ex-library with the usual signs. Book Club edition. The library's barcode has been clipped out of the title page.
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Call for the Dead; A Murder of Quality (Large Print)

by John Le Carre

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ThriftBooks
Published
1987
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Good
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Hill & Co, 1987. Hardcover. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.Dust… Read more
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Call for the Dead

by John Le Carre

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allianz
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Good
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9780896211933
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Good. Used book in good condition. Has wear to the cover and pages. Contains some markings such as highlighting and writing. Ex-library with the usual stamps. 100% guaranteed. 080520
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Call for the Dead by Le Carre, John

by Le Carre, John

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Robinson Street Books, IOBA
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Very Good
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Walker and Company. Very Good. Very good in nicked dust jacket. First U.S. edition.
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Call for the Dead

by Le Carre, John

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ProPen
Published
1962
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Fine
Edition
Assume Book Club
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$30.00

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Walker and Co., 1962. Immaculate copy in like jacket under fresh mylar.. Assume Book Club. Half-Cloth. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Call for the Dead (Longman Simplified English Series)

by Le Carre, John

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Better World Books
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Used - Good
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9780582535466
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Longman Group United Kingdom. Used - Good. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside.
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Journey into danger

by Faulkner, Nancy

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Doubleday. Hardcover. B0007E1QNE . Good.
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Call for the Dead

by John le Carre

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Armadillo Alley Books
Published
1962
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Bookclub Edition
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$25.00

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NY: Walker and Company, 1962. NF/VG. First US and First Book Club Edition. Book has a hint of lean otherwise tight with solid hinges, good corners and clean unmarred boards. Textblock is clean with no writing, bookplate or markings and not ex-library or remaindered. Unpriced dust jacket has mild shelf wear to corners and spine and 1/4" closed tear to… Read more
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Call For The Dead

by Le Carre, John (Pseud. David John Moore Cornwell ]

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KALAMOS BOOKS
Published
1962
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As New
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New York: Walker, 1962 Here is popular author John le Carre's first novel and the one in which his famous spy character George Smiley is first introduced. Samuel Fennan, a Foreign Office man, was under investigation for Communist activities, until Smiley dismissed the allegations. When Fennan is found dead the day after he’s been cleared, with a note by his… Read more
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Call for the Dead

by Le Carre, John

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Zephyrus Books, IOBA
Published
1962
Condition
Very Good
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BCE
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New York: Walker and Company, 1962. BCE. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Book and Dust Jacket both Near Fine. Penciled price to front free endpaper. Otherwise clean and intact throughout. Light wear. Book Club Edition. 128 pages.
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CALL FOR THE DEAD (Signet D2495)

by John Le Carre

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100 POCKETS
Published
1964
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition, 4th Printing of 1964
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$24.50

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New York, NY: Signet/New American Library, 1964. TextBRAND NEW w/trace margin discoloration. Softcover/VG; sound w/faint creasings to surface, discoloration, and soiling to back. Text edges dyed red. First novel (1961) from British author David John Moore Cornwell (1931 -), pen name John le Carré. Novel itroduces George Smiley --- beginning with Smiley's earlier career (and his marriage to, and separation… Read more
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Call For The Dead

by Le Carre, John

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1962
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Near Fine
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$22.50

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Walker and Company, 1962. Stated First Edition but is BOMC Edition. Light brown boards with blue cloth spine - gilt title lettering to spine. Two corners of book show corner bruising. Top edge lightly foxed. No ownership markings or other detractions. This book is square and bright . The dust jacket shows very good plus. . Hard Cover. Near… Read more
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Call For The Dead

by John Le Carre

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Ayerego Books (IOBA)
Published
1962
Condition
Near Fine Condition
Edition
First Edition
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$21.38

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Walker and Company, New York, 1962. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine Condition/Very Good. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 128 pp. Text is free of previous owner's markings. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. General shelf wear to dust jacket, with small chips and tears along the edges. Dust… Read more
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Call for the Dead

by Le Carre, John

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Ken Saunders
Published
1961
Condition
very good to fine in very good dust jacket
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CA$21.52

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USA: Walker and co., 1961. very good to fine in very good dust jacket . USA: very good to fine in very good dust jacket 1961
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