Octopussy

FLEMING, Ian. Octopussy.

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FLEMING, Ian. Octopussy. London: Jonathan Cape, 1966,

8vo., black boards stamped in gilt to upper cover and spine; original unclipped dustwrapper (10s. 6d. Net); designed by Chopping, with black-and-white photograph of the author to the lower panel; marbled-effect grey endpapers pp. [x], 11-94, [ii]; essentially fine, with some very slight rubbing and nicking to spine of jacket.
First edition, first issue dustwrapper (with the original price ''10s. 6d.'' intact on front flap), binding A.
This, the last work in the Fleming Bond series, is a short work comprising two stories; Octopussy and The Living Daylights. It was preceded by The Man with the Golden Gun., and subsequent editions included The Property of a Lady and 007 in New York.
The film adaptation of Octopussy starred Timothy Dalton in his first appearance as Bond.
Gilbert, A14a.

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