London: William Heinemann, (1948). First edition. Based on Greene's own experience as a British intelligence officer in West Africa. Rated among the top 100 English-language novels by both the Modern Library and Time Magazine and basis for the 1953 movie starring Trevor Howard. Endpapers and adjacent pages darkened including the half-title as generally seen otherwise bright and near fine in about very good dust jacket with some general soiling, moderate edge wear and spine slightly toned.