Jonathan Cape, 1961.
First edition, first printing. 8vo. Original black boards with gilt titles & blind stamped skeletal hand to front board. A near fine copy with clean boards. No marks to textblock edges & no inscriptions. The near fine dustwrapper is complete with lightest wear. Original price of 15s.net to front flap. An attractive copy with none of the usual toning to wrapper 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