Jonathan Cape, 1965.
First edition, first printing. 8vo. Black boards with gilt titles. Pictorial dustwrapper with wraparound artwork by Richard Chopping. A fine copy with clean boards. No marks to textblock edges. Small mark to endpaper. No inscriptions. The fine dustwrapper is fresh & crisp with none of the usual toning to spine. One small light mark to rear panel o/w pristine wrapper. Original price of 18snet on front flap. A lovely copy.
The penultimate James Bond title. Bond is given a last chance and assigned to terminate Scaramanga - a KGB trained assassin who's trademark is a gold plated Colt .45. It culminates in a dual with "The Man with the Golden Gun"