London: Jonathan Cape. 1965. First Issue, Second State, Binding A (in Excelin material) without gilt-stamped gun motif and stamped in Nuvap (gilt) to the spine. SIGNED BY ROGER MOORE with added 'Best wishes' and '007' motif. Octavo, pp.221. Black cloth-effect paper over boards, green endpapers, in pictorial dust-wrapper. Very fine indeed, in a custom-made leather clamshell. A truly stunning copy, with half-title page signed by Moore, who played James Bond in the 1974 film adaptation. One of just 23,203 copies in this binding from a print run of 81,890 copies. Item #45604
Gilbert A13a (1.2).