London: Jonathan Cape. 1959. First Impression, First Issue, Second State. Octavo, pp.318. Publisher's black cloth-effect paper over boards with 'skull' design stamped to upper, in original pictorial dust-wrapper designed by Richard Chopping. A used copy showing some general wear, grubbiness and soiling. Jacket chipped and worn to extremities, rubbed to joints. An entry-level copy of this famous James Bond adventure. Item #40712
Gilbert A7a (1.2).