Book Condition: Fine+
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Publisher: Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library, 1991.
A special Limited edition and true first edition/first printing preceding the trade edition. Unread Very Fine condition, SIGNED by author David Ignatius.
Set in Istanbul in 1979, this story takes place during the unraveling of the Russian empire. Through CIA operatives Anna Barnes and Alan Taylor readers are introduced to the world of international intrigue with an unsuccessful CIA plot to spread disinformation among the Soviet southern republics of Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan, Armenia and Georgia.
This outstanding book is bound in genuine leather with raised bands and marbled endpapers. Features gilded, sewn-in pages with a satin marker. Simply superb quality; Franklin Library at its best; [xviii], 465,  pages.