The Macmillan Company, 1954. 1st edition. Hardcover. 12mo. Very good. / Good. Item #70766
The second book in the James Bond series. Stated first printing on the copyright page. 216pp. Contents crisp and unmarked. Binding square and secure. Deep blue cloth covered boards with cock robin logo in gold at the bottom corner. Covers show very minimal wear. Includes dust jacket in good condition, clipped at the bottom corner of the front flap though original price at $3.00 is still intact. Spine panel is rubbed along the edges and chipped at the ends. Minor surface scuffing present across surface and rear flap is tanned in a few spots. Protected in glossy mylar.