London: Jonathan Cape, 1971. [Literary Biography] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (23 x 15cm), pp.351; . Publisher's brown cloth hardcovers elegantly blocked in gilt, black title label to spine, ochre endpapers, top edge black. Typographic dust-wrapper designed by Hans Tisdall priced at £3.75 net. One of an unspecified number of publisher's in-house presentation copies, with a printed commemorative label affixed to the flyleaf. Price-clipped, else a lovely fine copy with slight edge wear and toning to the spine. With much content on Ian Fleming and his relationship with 'The Factory' at 30 Bedford Square, written by Cape's chairman, who was also a close friend and editor to the creator of James Bond. Item #54561
Gilbert, Jon: Ian Fleming The Bibliography pp.600, 645.