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    Ian Fleming. The Spy Who Loved Me. London: Jonathan Cape, [1962].

    First edition. Twelvemo. 221 pages. Jacket design by Richard Chopping.

    Publisher's black cloth with a blind-stamped dagger handle and metallic silver blade on the front board and silver spine titles. Original pictorial dust jacket with "15s. net" price still present. Minor wear to the edges and spine ends. Textblock tight, bright, and clean. Minimal edge wear to and light toning to the verso of the spine of the dust jacket. A fine copy.

    The tenth entry in the James Bond series, though 007 barely appears in the story. Also, the shortest and most sexually explicit of Ian Fleming's numerous novels.

    Campbell 20.

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