It is a beleaguered and betrayed Secret Service that has been put in the care of George Smiley. A mole has been uncovered at the organisation's highest levels - and its agents across the world put in grave danger. But untangling the traitor's web gives Smiley a chance to attack his Russian counterpart, Karla. And part-time spy Jerry Westerby is ...Read MoreIt is a beleaguered and betrayed Secret Service that has been put in the care of George Smiley. A mole has been uncovered at the organisation's highest levels - and its agents across the world put in grave danger. But untangling the traitor's web gives Smiley a chance to attack his Russian counterpart, Karla. And part-time spy Jerry Westerby is the weapon at Smiley's disposal. The Honourable Schoolboy is remarkable and thrilling, one of three books (together with Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy and Smiley's People) to feature the legendary clash between Smiley and Karla, two brilliant spymasters on opposite sides of the Cold War.Read Less
Fair. Book is well read but remains a good reading copy with all of the pages and binding intact. The spine has bends and the cover has wear from reading including rubbing and bends. May have writing or highlighting. Quick response.
Very good in very good dust jacket. Price clipped. First edition first printing of seventh novel in the Smiley series. Light edge wear to the head and heel of the spine. Price clipped, in very good / very good condition. 532 p. Audience: General/trade.
1977. (Leather binding) Fine. Issued without dust jacket. 546pp. Orange leather binding with gilt decoration and ribbed spine. Moire endpapers, all edges gilt, ribbon page marker, color illustrations. Contains a two page message over the author's facsimile signature which is not found in other editions, also the publisher's descriptive pamphlet is laid in. Illustrations by Ben F. Wohlberg. Publisher series: First Edition Society. (Mystery)
Fine in Fine dust jacket. 8vo; [2, i-vii] viii [1-3] 4-533  pages. 0394416457. The First Printing of the First American Trade Edition in Fine condition and housed in an equally unblemished dust-jacket and inscribed and signed by author John Le Carré on the title page. There is a small circle of residue on the spine; George Smiley picks up where Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, Le Carre's previous novel, left off. On a quest to find Karla, a Soviet officer who masterminded the treachery that killed Smiley's comrades. He is joined by Gerald Westerby to seek vengeance.
Very Good in Very Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Signed by Author First US edition, first prnt. Signed by LeCarre on the title page. Spine cloth ends lightly pushed, board cloth minimally rubbed with all gilt intact and beginning foxing on foredge and bottom edge; dustjacket with beginning toning on spine and flaps with some rubbing to front panel lettering. Tight copy in Very Good condition in a Very Good dustjacket with an archival cover. Image of actual book; not a stock photo.
Near Fine. in Fine jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Signed by Author A NEAR FINE copy of the FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. FIRST PRINTING. In FINE jacket. SIGNED by JOHN LE CARRE on the title page. TICKET to Reading/SIGNING event laid in as provenance.
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