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    Inscribed by Fleming to John Hayward

    Ian Fleming. For Your Eyes Only. Five Secret Occasions in the Life of James Bond. London: Jonathan Cape, [1960].

    First edition. Inscribed by Fleming on the front free endpaper, "For John To hack about! from Ian". Octavo. 252 pages.

    Publisher's black cloth with white eye design stamped on front and gilt-stamped spine. Dust jacket is lightly toned and rubbed with minor soiling. Several light pencil notations on tail of rear inner flap. A near fine copy of the eighth Bond book, a scarce title to find inscribed.

    The recipient was purportedly Fleming's long time friend and associate on The Book Collector magazine, John Hayward.




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