London: Jonathan Cape, 1968. [Spy thriller] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (19 x 13cm), pp.255; , blank. Illustrated map endpapers. The rarer variant with a dropped quad mark to the date on the copyright page (rather in the same manner as 'The Spy Who Loved Me' variant- see Gilbert). Publisher's hardcovers in dust-wrapper by Tom Adams, priced at 21s. Trivial dustiness and handling; a fine copy. The first post- Ian Fleming James Bond novel, written under a pseudonym by Kingsley Amis, who had edited Fleming's final 007 story in 1965. Item #53139
BMC No.1 p.4-13 'James Bond Revivals'. Gilbert, page 612, see also Appendix A, page 634.
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