First edition of The Ugly American by William J. Lederer and Eugene Burdick, signed by Lederer.
Octavo, 285pp. Red cloth boards, black cloth spine, title in gilt on spine. Stated “first edition” on copyright page. Solid text block, slight lean to spine, a near fine example. In publisher’s dust jacket, $3.75 retail price on front flap, small stain to verso, some wear, chipping, and closed tears to edges of jacket, a good example. Rare signature from author William J. Lederer on front free endpaper.