Publication: Rand Avery Supply Co, 1889, Boston
First U.S. edition. Brief Inscription by the author on the half title page and dated in the year of publication. Fine in dust jacket. Inside the Russian border with Afghanistan, the wrecked fuselage of a military transport plane lies half-submerged in a lake. Everyone on board is dead. Patrick Hyde, a top intelligence operative, witnesses this eerie scene, and discovers, to his horror, the identity of one of the bodies. The crash is no accident.
Inventory Number: 36286