New York, NY: New American Library, 1966. [short adventures] First American Printing being the FIRST ILLUSTRATED EDITION. Octavo (21 x 14cm), pp.121. Publisher's cloth in pictorial wrapper, mustard coloured endpapers, twelve black and white illustrations plus vignette illustration to title page, pictorial dust-wrapper priced at $3.50. Jacket with one short tear to rear, small clip to flap although price intact, spine sunned. A very good copy indeed. The final original James Bond book from his creator Ian Fleming, containing two short adventures; the title novella plus 'The Living Daylights'. These were later successfully filmed by EON Productions with Bond played by Roger Moore (Octopussy, 1983) and Timothy Dalton (The Living Daylights, 1987). The UK equivalent was not illustrated. Item #57091
Gilbert A14b (1).