First edition, first printing of The Hunt for Red October by Tom Clancy, in first state dust jacket.
Octavo, 387pp. Red cloth, title stamped in silver on spine. A first edition, first printing, with 18 lines of text on the copyright page, Library of Congress statement and the front cover is blind stamped with a submarine and a Russian hammer and sickle. Light rubbing to tips, free of any marks or notations. In the publisher’s first state dust jacket, no retail price, 6 review blurbs on the rear panel in the proper order, faint shelf wear, a near fine example.