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Ian Fleming
IAN FLEMING - ON HER MAJESTY'S SECRET SERVICE - UK UNCORRECTED PROOF 1963 RARE
1963. Condition: Very Good. IAN FLEMING - ON HER MAJESTY'S SECRET SERVICE, published by UK publisher Jonathan Cape, copyright 1963, UNCORRECTED PROOF (also commonly referred to as Advance Reading Copy, Advance Readers Edition or "ARC"), very thick (much thicker than the published hardcover) trade pb format with plain yellow cover illustrated with the Jonathan Cape logo (as was typical for Jonathan Cape proofs from this time period), printed in very small quantities (several Fleming biographers list the print run for the proof of this book to have been 500 copies) several months before the trade pb release (book was used by editors/book reviewers in advance of hardcover publication). Book has just a couple of creased creased page corners, no vertical spine creasing, former owner's initials at top right on 1st page otherwise no former ownership markings or used book store marks/stamps/stickers inside, no foxing to pages or endpapers or outer page edges, hint of age darkening/dust soiling to outer page edges, no spine splits, no spine lean, tiny cover creases at corners and to left on cover from opening cover, no chipping or other loss to spine tips (common with these very fragile proofs), no damage to spine, no chipping or tearing to covers, no spine lean, typical edge color wear common with these fragile proofs (primarily to spine edges), general light dust/handling soiling to covers but no stains of note to covers. Overall a VG/VG+ book of a rare UK Ian Fleming James Bond proof. I have a number of other U.K. and U.S. James Bond 1st printing hardcover books up for auction on … [Click Below for Full Description]
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