London: Jonathan Cape, 1964. FIRST EDITION, First State, Binding A. Octavo (20 x 14cm), pp.256. Publisher's black cloth-effect paper ('Excelin') over boards with silver titles to spine and Japanese characters in gilt to upper, bamboo patterned endpapers. With the dust-jacket illustrated by Richard Chopping priced at 16s. Some marks to edges and endpapers, small ownership stamp to flyleaf, a few marks within, jacket has an inch loss to crown. Good only. The last title in what has become known as the 'Blofeld' trilogy. Item #61434
Gilbert A12a (1.1).