A superb example of one of Fleming’s most famous Bond novels, a popularity further enhanced by the film starring the lamentably now late Roger Moore and Christopher Lee. Set in Fleming’s adopted Jamaica this work introduces the master criminal Francisco “Pistols” Scaramanga, a crack-shot assassin with a penchant for bling, an inability to whistle and, in the film version at least, a third nipple…
First edition, first impression, 8vo, publisher’s plain boards, an excellent, sharp copy, dust-jacket featuring wrap-around allegorical design by Richard Chopping, an exceptional example.
Gilbert A13a 1.3.
Stock ID: 95887