New York, NY: New American Library, 1964. [Travel] FIRST US EDITION. Octavo (23 x 16cm), pp.viii; 246; , blank. Publisher's full beige cloth with blue and white endbands, top edge red, terracotta endpapers - not to be confused with the taller book club binding which has red cloth sides, red and white endbands and white endpapers. With the illustrated dust-wrapper. A fine copy of the book; jacket a trifle rubbed, price-clipped. A pleasing copy. The first American edition, following the UK printing in November 1963, but including the first appearance of the short story '007 in New York', which was omitted from the British edition. Aside from the added fiction, the other text is similar to the UK version, but with some positional changes to paragraphs and a few phrases and words 'Americanised' for the US market. Item #57093
Gilbert A16b (1).