London: Jonathan Cape, 1960. [James Bond short stories] FIRST EDITION. First Impression, Binding A. Octavo (19 x 13cm), pp.252. Publisher's black cloth-effect paper over boards lettered in silver to the spine, pictorial dust-wrapper. Contents clean. A near fine copy in similar, price-clipped wrapper, with a little soiling and rubbing to foot of spine, a few discreet tape strips to reverse side, spine a little sunned. A nice example, housed in an elegant leather clamshell box. The first selection of James Bond short stories, which was followed by 'Octopussy and The Living Daylights'. This collection includes 'For Your Eyes Only' and 'From A View to a Kill' and 'Quantum of Solace', all of which, heavily rewritten, were filmed as part of the 007 movie series. Item #53879
Gilbert, Jon: Ian Fleming The Bibliography, A8a (1.2).
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