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Auction #115 begins on 30 May 2024

John Le Carre


Published: Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1974 - 1980

Edition: 1st.'s

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A very good set of the first editions, first printings, of the three Le Carre titles comprising The Karla Trilogy and published by Hodder & Stoughton, all in unclipped dustwrappers, as follows: 

1. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. 1974. Small sale price (R1) in ballpoint pen on the front free endpaper otherwise a very clean copy in a very good plus dustwrapper which has slight edge wear and one or two small edge nicks. 

2. The Honourable Schoolboy. 1977. A very good plus unmarked copy in a very good dustwrapper which has two 1cm. tears at the top of the spine and minimal edge wear elsewhere. 

3. Smiley's People. 1980. A small ink number (4B) at the top of the front free endpaper, otherwise a very good plus clean copy in a very good plus dustwrapper which has a 1cm. closed tear along the lower edge of the front panel and minimal edge wear. 


  • Jacket Condition: Very Good - Very Good Plus
  • Binding Condition: Very Good Plus
  • Overall Condition: Very Good or better
  • Size: 8vo.
  • Sold By: Ronald Levine - Modern First Editions
  • Contact Person: Ronald Levine
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: 011643 8437
  • Preferred Payment Methods: EFT for South African customers and International Bank Tranfer for customers abroad. I am unable to accept payment by credit card.
  • Trade Associations: SABDA

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