London: Jonathan Cape, 1959. [Spy thriller] FIRST EDITION, First impression, second issue. Octavo (20 x 13cm), pp.318. Publisher's black cloth-effect paper over boards with 'skull' design stamped to upper, pictorial dust-wrapper designed by Richard Chopping, priced at 15s. A near fine copy of the book with a neat ink name to the flyleaf, some light edge wear to jacket, spine is age toned. An attractive copy. The seventh of author Ian Fleming's fourteen original Bond books which was was adapted as the third film (1964) in EON Productions' 007 series. Item #60427
Gilbert, Jon. Ian Fleming The Bibliography, A7a (1.3).