Billion Dollar Brain

DEIGHTON, Len. Billion Dollar Brain.

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DEIGHTON, Len. Billion Dollar Brain. London: Jonathan Cape, 1966.

8vo. Original blue buckram, blocked and lettered in gilt along backstrip and with vertical strip of white, embossed with code, to upper board; preserved in the original iconic foil jacket; printed endpapers showing automath statements; pp. [viii], 312; a very clean example, near-fine with some patches of light pushing to head and foot of spine and in one small section to lower board; fragile wrapper is clipped and lightly scratched, with one small closed tear to front panel; still scarce in this condition.
First edition.
Basis for the third of a trilogy of British films based on Deighton's "nameless spy" novels starring Michael Caine, this entry directed by a young Ken Russell.