Stated First Edition. Binding is firm and hinges are not cracked or damaged. Pages are tight and clean. Boards and DJ have light shelfwear and rubbing.DJ protected with mylar and not clipped. Library discard with usual marks and attachments. Pocket removed. 249 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1978. ISBN: 080370447X. That master of outrageous satire and suspense, RicHardCoverondon, is at the top of his form in this sequel to ""Arigato."" He brings back former Royal Navy officer and compulsive gambler Captain Colin Huntington, escape artist extraordinary.