Edition: Fiirst printing
London: Heinemann, 1970. Blue boards. Tidy ink owner name at front, light yellowing to page edges, a bit leaned, else fine. Black matte dust jacket has rubbing to spine folds; nicks, rubbing, and very small corner chips to spine ends and outer corners; VG- otherwise, flap price intact. With mention on front flap that it was "A Collectors' Edition Club Choice". Smith's 5th book, a novel about an Africa gold mine. Basis of the film "Gold" starring Roger Moore. Like most copies, the dedication / Foreword leaf was clipped out by the publisher owing to a threatened libel action. ; Octavo.