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    Inscribed by Fleming to His Longtime Friend, John Hayward

    Ian Fleming. For Your Eyes Only. Five Secret Occasions in the Life of James Bond. London: Jonathan Cape, [1960]. First edition. Inscribed and signed by Fleming, "For / John / To hack about! / from / Ian" on the front free endpaper. Octavo. 252 pages. Publisher's black cloth with white eye design stamped on front and gilt-stamped spine. Original illustrated dust jacket. 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 of the inscription is purportedly Fleming's long-time friend and associate on The Book Collector magazine, John Hayward.

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    October, 2013
    17th Thursday
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