London: Jonathan Cape, 1965. FIRST ISSUE, SECOND STATE, BINDING B. Octavo (19 x 13cm), pp.221;  blank. Publisher's dark grey cloth-effect paper over boards with gilt lettering to the spine, usual state with plain covers, patterned green endpapers. In the original pictorial dust-jacket illustrated by Richard Chopping, price-clipped. Slight reading lean, some marks to edges. Some small marks to price-clipped jacket with a little bit of surface loss to the foot of the front panel. Very good. 'The Man With The Golden Gun' was the last full-length 007 novel; the later 'Octopussy' volume contained short stories. Basis for the 1974 movie starring Roger Moore as James Bond and (Fleming's cousin) Christopher Lee as villain Francisco Scaramanga who, in the novel, the is nicknamed "Pistols" Scaramanga. Item #52661
Gilbert A13a (1.2).