London: Jonathan Cape, 1960. [James Bond short stories] FIRST EDITION, Binding A. Octavo (19 x 13cm), pp.252. Publisher's black cloth-effect paper over boards, titled in gilt to spine, pictorial dust-wrapper priced at 15s. Contents clean, no inscriptions, a few marks to edges of text block. Wrapper is a little dampstained to the foot of the spine, lettering faded to same. Very good. The first selection of James Bond short stories, which was followed by 'Octopussy and The Living Daylights'. This collection includes 'For Your Eyes Only' and 'From A View to a Kill' and 'Quantum of Solace', all of which, heavily rewritten, were filmed as part of the 007 movie series. Item #58089
Gilbert, Jon: Ian Fleming The Bibliography, A8a (1.1).