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 Chr istopher 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