London: Hodder and Stoughton. 1997. FIRST EDITION, SIGNED by the author. Royal octavo, pp.x; 257; , blank. Publisher's hardcover in original dust-wrapper. A used example with some shelfwear and a reading lean, text block toned, endpapers neatly replaced, jacket a little creased and handled. The author's first James Bond novel. Item #41843
Hubin; Crime Fiction IV. Gilbert, Jon; Ian Fleming: The Bibliography, page 613.