London: Jonathan Cape, .
First edition, first impression. 253 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. INSCRIBED TO PHILIP BROWNRIGG. Original cloth, pictorial dust jacket. Some spotting to jacket, minor chipping and wear to jacket edges and spine ends. House in custom quarter morocco clamshell case. Gilbert A5a 1.1. Item #316946
Author's presentation copy, inscribed on the front free endpaper: "To sub-agent Brownrigg from F".
Philip Brownrigg was an Etonion journalist and neighbor of Fleming's brother whom Fleming recruited to be features editor at the Sunday Times. At Fleming's behest he later became head of public relations of the Anglo-American Corporation, part of the De Beers diamond organization, and he helped Fleming with the manuscript of The Diamond Smugglers, also published in 1957.
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