New York: New American Library, 1966. First American Printing being the FIRST ILLUSTRATED EDITION. Octavo (21 x 14cm), pp.121. Publisher's cloth in pictorial wrapper, mustard coloured endpapers, twelve black and white illustrations plus vignette illustration to title page, pictorial dust-wrapper. No inscriptions or price-clipping, jacket edgeworn and rubbed in places, spine sunned. Very Good 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 fimed by EON Productions with Bond played by Roger Moore (Octopussy, 1983) and Timothy Dalton (The Living Daylights, 1987). The UK equivalent was not illustrated. Item #50074
Gilbert A14b (1).