Ohio and New York: Popular Publications, Incorporated. 1961. Magazine format in pictorial paper wraps. Original price: 50 cents. The novel 'Thunderball' is advertised on the front cover as an 'extra book bonus' and appears on pages 128–44, with a sepia-toned frontispiece illustration by Gil Cohen. Minor wear to spine and postal label to upper else fine. An abridged version published shortly after the bookform edition. This is the first American periodical appearance and the first US illustrated edition. Scarce. Item #39259
Gilbert A9b 'Periodical Appearances', page 319.