The Diamond Smugglers by Ian Fleming
The Diamond Smugglers is a non-fiction work based on two weeks of interviews with John Collard who was a member of the International Diamond Security Organisation (IDSO). The IDSO was established by the ex-chief of MI5, Sir Percy Sillitoe, to fight against the prolific smuggling of diamonds from Africa. Illustrations attributed to Denis Piper.
Black cloth boards with minimal signs of shelfwear. Clean end papers. Signature and Johannesburg address plus small booksellers sticker on front end pages. Contents in clean condition. Dust jacket with mild rubbing and fading on the spine. Light chipping on spine ends and corners. Rear of the dust jacket has three reviews of Ian Fleming’s works. Front flap has summary of The Diamond Smugglers. Unclipped 12s 6d net. Back flap has reviews of From Russia with Love. Cartoon by Bob Connolly facing the title page. 8vo
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