London: Jonathan Cape, 1966. FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE. Octavo, pp.95. In publisher's dark grey cloth-effect paper over boards in pictorial wrapper. Original price, 10s.6d., printed to front flap. A moderately used copy; jacket with some edgewear, age-toned to spine, some ink 'ticks' to list of titles to rear flap. Very good. First published in Britain on 23rd June 1966, this is 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). Item #47729
Gilbert A14a (1.1).