London: The Reader's Digest Association Ltd., . 'De Luxe Edition' stated on title page. FIRST EDITION THUS. Octavo, pp.504. With several colour illustrations by Roger Coleman. Publisher's green leatherette over combed marbled sides, purple endpapers, top edge coloured purple, original illustrated ex-libris label tucked in (unused, invariably missing). A clean, fine copy. The bibliographer's copy, with his pencilled ownership. His encyclopaedic guide to the works of Ian Fleming (2012) won the 16th Breslauer Prize for bibliography. Includes a bonus article 'The Truth About Bond', being an abridged version of Ian Fleming's interview with Roy Newquist for 'Counterpoint'. This is the publisher's deluxe edition, in a traditional leather-effect binding; a trade edition with jacket was also issued. Item #64925
Gilbert A13a, page 432, 'Anthology Appearances'.