Edition: First printing
London: Cape, 1961. Octavo, black boards, spine gilt lettered, skeletal hand in blind to front cover. Only faint yellowing to page edges, else fine. The thin Richard Chopping jacket has a short creased tear to lower inner corner of front panel and upper inner corner of rear panel; very small chips, creases, mild rubbing to spine ends; tiny chips to outer corners; soft ripples to spine and panels, hardly noticable but with a close look; in all, VG, but still attractive, flap price (15s) intact. The novel that introduced SPECTRE.
Condition: Fine in As New dust jacket