From Russia With Love. London: Jonathan Cape, 1960. Fifth impression. A near fine copy pictorial dust jacket. The first Bond novel with a jacket design by Richard Chopping, who went on to execute many of the subsequent Bond covers. 'From Russia With Love' is the fifth title oin the James Bond series by Fleming and considered by some to be the best. The legendary James Bond 007 does battle with SMERSH, the Soviet organisation of vengeance, interrogation, torture and death, and in particular their fearsome executioner Red Grant.