London: Jonathan Cape, 1968. [James Bond] UNCORRECTED PROOF COPY IN PROOF JACKET. Octavo (19 x 13cm), pp.255; , blank. Publisher's lime green softcovers with 'greek urn' device repeated in white, titles printed in black, oversized proof jacket with the provisional publication boldly printed to flap and textual changes to the published wrapper, most notably the position of the 'James Bond Adventure' blurb to the front and spine panels. Trivial wear and handling, light creasing to unsupported area of the jacket; fine in near fine wrapper. The first post- Ian Fleming James Bond novel, written under a pseudonym by Kingsley Amis, who had edited Fleming's final 007 story for posthumous publication in 1965. Item #61247
BMC No.1 p.4-13 'James Bond Revivals'. Gilbert, page 612, see also Appendix A, page 634.