New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1978. First American Edition. Third World spy thriller by the Mexican author. First Printing. Octavo (21.5cm); black cloth, with titling and author's initials stamped in gilt on spine and front cover; dustjacket; , 292pp. Author's initials on front cover nearly rubbed off, with a small bruise to upper edge of textblock; Very Good+ in shelfworn, Very Good+ dustjacket, unclipped, with a few small tears.