London: Jonathan Cape, 1959. [Thriller] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (20 x 13cm), pp.318. Elegantly hand-bound in half black oasis morocco over matching cloth sides, spine gilt-lettered in six compartments with raised bands. Contents clean (few light, soft creases to second gathering), exterior unmarked. A fine copy in an attractive recent leather binding. 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 #60586
Gilbert, Jon. Ian Fleming The Bibliography, A7a (1).