London: Jonathan Cape, 1954. [Thriller] FIRST EDITION, Second Impression. Octavo (19 x 13cm), pp.240; , blank. Original black cloth-effect paper over boards with gilt-embossed coin motif to upper cover, lettered in gilt to the spine. Text block white and fresh. Gilt slightly dulled, one small bump at crown. A near fine copy without the jacket. Although not as desirable, this second printing is much less common than the first. Item #61983
Ian Fleming: The Bibliography A2a (2).