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Forsyth, Frederick
The Day of the Jackal.
Hutchinson, London, 1971. First British edition of the author's first novel. Octavo, original red cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the title page, "For John, The Day of the Jackal was over! Best wishes Frederick Forsyth 2016." Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Tom Simmonds and Trevor Vertigan. The Day of the Jackal is the Edgar award winning novel about a professional assassin contracted to kill Charles de Gaulle, the president of France. "The Day of the Jackal makes such comparable books such as The Manchurian Candidate and The Spy Who Came in from the Cold seem like Hardy Boy mysteries" (The New York Times). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB [Palm Beach, FL, U.S.A.]
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