Recommended by Goldsboro Books
London: Jonathan Cape, 1960. First edition, first printing. Original cloth in dustwrapper. A lovely copy, the binding square, the contents clean and without inscriptions or stamps. Complete with the near fine lightly rubbed and creased dustwrapper. Not price-clipped (15s net to the front flap). Comprising From a View to a Kill, For Your Eyes Only, Quantum of Solace, Risico and The Hildebrand Rarity.
‘Private armies, private wars. How much energy they siphoned off from the common cause, how much fire they directed away from the common enemy!’
Five stories. Five missions. Five glimpses into the mind of a spy. From Jamaican estates to brooding French forests, Bond is tested to his limits by the world’s most dangerous men and the dark secrets they keep.