New York: The Macmillan Company, 1959. First American Edition. The seventh Bond book, basis for the 1964 Guy Hamilton film, starring Sean Connery, Honor Blackman, and Gert Fröbe. Gilbert A7b(1). Burgess 99. Item #4776
First Printing, one of 7,500 copies. Octavo (19.5cm); black cloth, with titling and decorative elements stamped in gilt and blind on spine and front cover; dustjacket; ,5-318,pp. Small, stray mark to upper spine panel, with some faint finger-soil to right edge of textblock, else Near Fine. Dustjacket is in the earliest state, with both the $2.95 and $3.00 prices unclipped at upper and lower corners of front flap; light wear to extremities, faint soil to rear panel, with several closed tears and attendant creases; Very Good+.