London: Jonathan Cape, 1962. [Espionage novel] FIRST EDITION, State 'A'. Crown Octavo (21 x 13cm), pp.221. Publisher's cloth-effect paper over boards with scarlet endpapers in pictorial dust-jacket illustrated by Richard Chopping, priced at 15s. A lightly handled copy in fine condition, housed in a bespoke black cloth clamshell to a uniform design by Gilbert. The tenth book in the James Bond series. A beautiful girl with a sensual past, Vivienne Michel is different from all the women 007 has known before. When she is confronted with two evil killers there is only one man who can save her — Bond himself. Item #61374
Gilbert, Jon: Ian Fleming The Bibliography, A10a (1.1).