London: Jonathan Cape, 1960. [James Bond short stories] First edition, second impression. Octavo (19 x 13cm), pp.252. Publisher's black cloth-effect paper over boards, titled in gilt to spine, pictorial dust-wrapper priced at 15s. A previous owner's 'flick through' drawing of a stick man to lower margin of final third of leaves (not affecting text). Externally used, with rubbed/worn jacket, faded to the spine. A serviceable example of the first collection of James Bond stories. Item #62214
Gilbert A8a (2).