For Your Eyes Only

London: Jonathan Cape, 1960.

Fleming’s first collection of Bond short stories

(Item #6107) For Your Eyes Only. Ian Fleming.

For Your Eyes Only

London: Jonathan Cape, 1960. First edition. Octavo. Original black boards, titles to spine gilt, eye design to front board in white. With the illustrated dust jacket. A Fine copy of the book in Near Fine dust jacket. Price-clipped jacket with red text a trifle faded on the spine and some rubbing.

First edition, first impression. Rather than a full-length novel, For Your Eyes Only was Fleming’s first collection of short stories. Apart from the titular story, the collection includes “From a View To a Kill”, “Quantum of Solace”, “Risico”, and “The Hildebrand Rarity”.
Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. (Item #6107)

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