Jonathan Cape, 1961.
First edition, first printing. 8vo. Original black boards with gilt titles & blind stamped skeletal hand to front board. A near fine/fine copy with clean boards. A couple of small light marks to leading textblock edge o/w fine. No inscriptions. The very good+/near fine dustwrapper is complete with light fraying to corners head of spine with a couple of short associated closed tears. Original price of 15snet on front flap. An attractive copy with none of the usual toning to spine.
The ninth James Bond title & the introduction of Spectre and Blofeld. James Bond turns up in the Bahamas and has less than a week to find two stolen nuclear bombs hidden amongst its reefs.
Gilbert A9a 1.1