Fleming, Ian. Octopussy: In the eerie worlds of scorpionfish and Checkpoint Charlie with James Bond, Her Majesty’s Agent 007. Illustrated by Paul Bacon. The New American Library, New York: 1966.
First American Edition. Stated First Printing. 22 cm: 120 pp. Decorated price-clipped black dust jacket with red, white and orange writing is rubbed and bumped at the top and bottom of the spine along with a two centimeter tear on the top back cover near the spine. Black paper boards decorated with a gilt illustration of a rifle with an octopus tentacle extending out of the barrel and red titling along the spine. Light brown end papers with a small area that is rubbed on the front. Contains several pointillism illustrations scattered throughout the text. Overall, book is in fine condition with a near fine dust jacket.
Contains two novels, Octopussy (originally published in the UK in 1965) along with The Living Daylights (originally titled Berlin Escape and published in the UK in 1962).