New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1940. Reprint. Octavo (19.5cm.); original cloth in black and teal pictorial price-clipped dust jacket by Florian, blue-green topstain; ,284pp. Jacket extremities rubbed, especially at spine ends, 3/4" closed tear at bottom of rear panel, else Fine in Near Very Good jacket. Spy thriller set in Fascist Italy, first published in 1938 in Great Britain.