Jonathan Cape. London. 1959.
FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Black cloth with Blind stamped skull and gilt eyes on front board and gilt lettering to spine. Publishers small ink date stamp (2 Apr 1959) on front free endpaper otherwise a bright and clean copy throughout. First issue colour dustwrapper, designed by Richard Chopping. The inner flap with original price of 15s. net. A fine, tight, clean copy in a near fine, bright dustwrapper with minor creasing to the top of the rear panel. ---- The seventh James Bond book. Filmed in 1964 with Sean Connery Playing Bond and featuring one of the most famous exchanges in Bond cinema history. -- Bond; "Do you expect me to talk?". Auric Goldfinger; "No, Mr. Bond. I expect you to die"