London: Souvenir Press, 1971, Hardback in dust wrapper.
From the cover: Novikov died hard trying to preserve a secret which meant enormous wealth, his discovery of The Impossible Virgin. But right at the last, he babbled.
When Modesty Blaise makes a forced landing in Central Africa she meets the man who possesses that secret without knowing it Giles Penny-feather, the guileless and blundering young doc…
In the Modesty Blaise series.
Very Good in Good+ Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with a little chipping to the head of the spine and top corners. Private book plate to the pastedown.
Blue boards with Silver titling to the Spine. 283 pages. 7¾” x 5¼”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I fascinate you with a carefully selected medley featured in my Fiction Author: O catalogue?