London: Jonathan Cape, 1958. [James Bond] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (20 x 14cm), pp.256. Publisher's black cloth-effect paper over boards, silver titles to spine, in pictorial dust wrapper designed by Pat Marriott. Second state binding, with the 'Dancing Lady' design to the upper. Edges a little dusty/spotted else a fine copy of the book in striking wrapper which has benefited from some discreet and well executed restoration from a highly skilled paper conservator, original price 13/6 intact. A very attractive example. Item #54632
Gilbert A6a (1.3).