London: Jonathan Cape, 1968. [Spy thriller] FIRST EDITION, Uncorrected Proof Copy. Octavo (19 x 13cm), pp.255; , blank. Publisher's lime green softcovers with 'greek urn' device repeated in white, titles printed in black. Edges of text block toned, some wrinkling to spine, covers a little dusty and soiled, moderately handled. Very good. Rather uncommon in this advanced format. The first post- Ian Fleming James Bond novel, written under a pseudonym by Kingsley Amis, who had edited Fleming's final 007 story for posthumous publication in 1965. Item #54947
BMC No.1 p.4-13 'James Bond Revivals'. Gilbert, page 612, see also Appendix A, page 634.