London: Jonathan Cape, 1965. [Thriller] FIRST ISSUE, Second state, Binding 'A'. Octavo (19 x 13cm), pp.221. Publisher's dark grey cloth-effect paper over boards with gilt lettering to the spine, plain covers, patterned green endpapers. In the original pictorial dust-jacket illustrated by Richard Chopping. A very good copy with a little edge spotting, owner name, jacket chipped to extremities. This copy was exported to South Africa; it is price clipped and shows a previous pencil price of R3.50. 'The Man With The Golden Gun' was the last full-length 007 novel; 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 #60457
Gilbert A13a (1.2).