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. Some edge-spotting, jacket toned to spine, some colour marks to front panel; very good. The final James Bond novel by Ian Fleming. Item #61805
Gilbert A13a (1.2).