Ashenden or The British Agent First Edition 1928 Somerset Maugham Rare Book

 

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ASHENDEN, or, THE BRITISH AGENT

 

PUBLISHED: Doubleday, Doran & Company, New York 1928


8vo., First Edition, original orange lettered blue cloth with

devices stamped in orange, spine faded, pp. 304, a few small

dog-ear creases, binding rubbed at corners and edges, a few

small marks, contents clean with no foxing, a good copy of

the author's spy stories.

* Based largely on his own undercover experiences in Europe

& Russia. It is believed that initially there were 31 stories but

14 had to be destroyed on Churchill's orders as they were in

breach of the Official Secrets Act.


Many authors of spy fiction have acknowledged the

importance and merit of this work over the years, including

John Le Carre , Graham Greene, Eric Ambler, Julian Symes

and Raymond Chandler.

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