London: Jonathan Cape, 1964. First EDITION. Octavo, pp.256. With 'First Published March 1964' on the copyright page. Publisher's dark grey cloth-effect paper over boards with silver titles to spine and Japanese characters in gilt to upper, bamboo patterned endpapers, in original pictorial dust-wrapper by Richard Chopping. Light general wear only, price-clipped. Near fine. The last title in what has become known as the 'Blofeld' trilogy. This is the rarer of the two first printing issues, stating 'March 1964' on copyright page. Item #51225
Gilbert A12a (1.4).