London: Pan Books, 1956. [Spy novel] FIRST Pan paperback edition. Series No.392. Octavo (18 x 11cm), pp.185; [186-192], advertisements. Publisher's illustrated softcovers by Josh Kirby with original price 2 shillings to upper panel. Usual toning to cheap paperstock, covers clean, spine a little rolled with some rubbing to joints. No loose pages or owner's markings. A very good copy of a scarce and fragile item. One of the more elusive softcover Bond titles, being the second Fleming title published by Pan, and prior to their popular 'Great Pan' and 'X' series books. Item #62318
Gilbert A3a (16.1).