Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: London: Jonathan Cape, 1963.
A handsome first edition/first printing in Fine condition in Nearly Fine, slightly rubbed dust-wrapper showing only very little sunning on spine, much less than usually observed.
Fleming's first James Bond novel published after the start of the official film series.
Bond is convinced SPECTRE no longer exists, and is frustrated at being unable to locate Blofeld so much so that he actually prepares a letter of resignation for M. Meanwhile, Bond comes across a beautiful, suicidal young woman named Teresa di Vicenzo—by thwarting her suicide drowning.
Basis for the only James Bond movie starring George Lazenby as James Bond and Bond Girl Diana Rigg as Tracy di Vicenzo; , 9-288 pages.