• Unsigned
  • Hardcover
  • UK First Edition, First Printing
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Released January 1, 1963

£100.00

When Laura Hart travels to Austria to visit her brother, vice-consul of Lienz in the Tyrol, she briefly meets an American who warns her of the mounting political tension. Neo-Nazis are stirring trouble in the province, and xenophobia is rife between the Austrians who control the area and the Italian locals. Then Laura experiences the troubles first-hand, a shocking incident that suggests Hofrat Humbold, leader of the Lienz government is using some heavy-handed tactics. Somewhat unsurprisingly, he is unwilling to let one little English girl destroy his plans for the largest Nazi move since the war, and Laura makes a dangerous enemy.

Book Condition & Notes

A fine first edition, with some foxing to the top of the page block. Small stain to top of page block, and some watermarking to top of first flyleaf. In a near-fine unclipped dust jacket with slight foxing to top of spine and some general discoloration to the white jacket.


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Book Condition & Notes

A fine first edition, with some foxing to the top of the page block. Small stain to top of page block, and some watermarking to top of first flyleaf. In a near-fine unclipped dust jacket with slight foxing to top of spine and some general discoloration to the white jacket.


Professionally Packed

All of our books that a have dust wrapper are covered in clear protective, removable film and are packed professionally in bubble wrap and a box for shipping so that they reach you in perfect condition.