New York: Random House, 1964. First American Edition, 2nd state. Cloth. 8vo. Red cloth with gilt lettering on spine and cover. Black stained top edge. Pictorial dust jacket. Green and black illustrated endpapers. Many illustrations by Burningham. 114 pp.
Some scuffing and edge wear to jacket. Several closed tears at header and footer of jacket spine. Rear cover has some speckles and discoloration. Book is near fine, save for previous owner's name on front free endpaper.
This is a first edition, second state of James Bond-creator Fleming's classic children's book. "Secret recipe" is present on final page, but no post script is present on dedication page, indicating 2nd state (either 2nd or 3rd printing). A very handsome collectors copy in a non-price-clipped jacket. Near fine / very good. Item #1283