Richard Marek Publishers, Incorporated, 1981. Octavo. Publisher's black boards, lettered in gilt to the spine, in a pictorial dust jacket priced at $9.95. A near-fine copy in like dust jacket. First US edition, first printing, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper. This copy is from the significant Ian Fleming collection of Martin Schøyen (b.1940), with his bookplate. Schøyen's private collection of manuscripts, which span all cultures and all time periods, is one of the largest and most comprehensive of its kind. Item #156064
Gilbert, page 613; The Schøyen Collection No. 292.