Very Good / Very Good. Item #6070
New York: The Viking Press, 1962. First American Edition. First Printing, with no additional printings listed. Octavo; 211pp. Illustrated dust jacket with $3.95 price intact; book in brown cloth-covered boards with dark brown lettering. Jacket lightly rubbed at corners and spine ends with some tugging at head, a small tear at bottom back , and some general light smudging to back panel. Boards are square with light shelfwear. Binding is sound and pages unmarked.
Fleming's ninth James Bond novel. Due to poor reception, Fleming halted a paperback printing and only allowed the title to be used for the 1977 film, though a proto-version of the character Jaws is based on the novel's Sol Horror.