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. Very good in price-clipped jacket, with some minor nicks and edgewear, spine is age toned. 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 #60560
Gilbert, Jon. Ian Fleming The Bibliography, A7a (1.3).