London: Jonathan Cape, 1960. [James Bond short stories] FIRST EDITION. First Impression, Binding A. Octavo (19 x 13cm), pp.252. Publisher's black cloth-effect paper over boards, lettered in gilt, pictorial dust-wrapper priced at 15s. A fine copy in near fine, unfaded wrapper, with a little soiling to spine panel. Shows well, in a bespoke black cloth clamshell to a uniform design by Gilbert. 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 were adapted as part of the 007 movie series. Item #61308
Gilbert, Jon: Ian Fleming The Bibliography, A8a (1.1).