The Silver Pigs by Lindsey Davis, 1st/1st, 1989
This is a near fine copy of Lindsey Davis' 'The Silver Pigs' in first edition, first printing. Sidgwick and Jackson, London, 1989. The textblocks in great condition, and without foxing or discolouration but a few faint marks on the top text block. The first and last pages have foxing. The dust jacket shows very light wear, however is overall in near fine condition, and has not been price clipped. The boards are free from rubbing. Overall this is a near fine copy.
The Silver Pigs is a 1989 historical mystery crime novel by Lindsey Davis and the first book in the Marcus Didius Falco Mysteries series. Set in Rome and Britannia during AD 70, just after the year of the four emperors, the novel stars Marcus Didius Falco, informer and imperial agent. The book's title refers to 200-pound lead ingots "pigs" filled with silver ore and stolen from Roman Britain.