The Man With the Golden Gun.
London: Jonathan Cape, 1965 [actually issued late 1964]. [Spy thriller] An UNCORRECTED PROOF copy of the first edition. Softcovers, octavo (18 x 11cm), pp.221; , blank. Publisher's green wraps, with titles printed in black. In the Proof-Only dust-jacket. The jacket features some misprints and typographical or textual differences, most prominently the title and author's name being printed across the spine in bold black tea-chest type, which was removed for the published edition at the request of the illustrator Richard Chopping. A fine copy of the book in an attractive wrapper with some creases to spine, edge worn as expected with a few frayed tears to oversize jacket (the unsupported areas are vulnerable). Housed in a custom-made clamshell box. Item #61752