Octopussy and the Living Daylights by Ian Fleming
The two stories, Octopussy and The Living Daylights, appeared in the collection of five 007 thrillers in “For Your Eyes Only” book in 1959. This is the first publication of the pair of James Bond stories in one volume. Reference to the Literary Executors of Ian Fleming deceased on the copyright page as this was the last James Bond novel Ian Fleming wrote, and it was published after his death. This first edition copy is in very good condition with an unclipped dust jacket. This is in the first state without the sticker covering the price on the inside flap.
Original brown, cloth boards with bold gilt lettering in the front and spine. Spine marginally darkened. No wear to the boards. Internally very clean with grey patterned end pages and clean tidy pages. Tight bindings. The dust jacket has a tiny tear on the top rear edge of the spine. Slight creasing of the top edge of the jacket. The colours are bright and the jacket is clean. 8vo. 95 pages.
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