Thunderball First Edition:
Thunderball is the ninth novel written by Ian Fleming in his James Bond series. It was hugely popular and the initial print run of 50,938 edition was quickly sold out. This copy of Thunderball is a good copy to add to any collection of Ian Fleming, James Bond novels.
Book: Clean dark cloth hard cover. A skeleton hand is embossed on the front and bright gold gilt lettering on the spine. Spine edges a little bumped and a tiny tear on top edge. Contents clean with minimal foxing of page edges. White end papers. Ink signature of front free page. Copyright page states First Published 1961. 8vo 254pp.
Dust Jacket: Unclipped clean dust jacket in clear protector. Front cover has skeleton hand and cards with knife . Rear cover has a full page photograph of Ian Fleming. Front flap has information about the novel, Thunderball, plus details about the author, Ian Fleming, which continues onto the rear flap. Price of 15s net stated on front flap. Jacket design by Richard Chopping stated on the rear flap. Edges and spine of the cover has wear and some tears. Colours are good.There is a tiny piece missing of the front lower edge of the front cover.