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 (twice as scarce as bronze lettering), plain covers, patterned green endpapers. In the original pictorial dust-jacket illustrated by Richard Chopping, priced at 18s. Top edge slightly dusty, trivial wear to jacket. A crisp, clean, near fine copy. The final James Bond novel by Ian Fleming. Item #61505
Gilbert A13a (1.2).