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Ian Fleming
SET ALL 3 UK IAN FLEMING CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG 1STs w/DJs NPC + SIGNED BOOK
1964: Jonathan Cape, 1964. IAN FLEMING and JOHN BURNINGHAM (illustrator) - CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG ADVENTURE Number 1, 2, and 3, published by UK publisher Jonathan Cape, copyright 1964-1965, All 3 books are First Printing (4 line text block at bottom of copyright pages with no references to reprinting - the 2nd and 3rd printings of these books had 5 lines of text with a reprinting reference), green & black illustrated endpapers, illustrated boards (boards have the same illustration as the dust jackets), John Burningham illustrated DJ, no glossy coating to flaps & no ISBN # to rear flap, all three books have the 10s 6d net price on DJ front flaps - confirming that the DJs are all 1st state DJs. IAN FLEMING WROTE THIS STORY WHILE RECOVERING FROM HIS FIRST HEART ATTACK. BECAUSE IT WAS GOING TO TAKE THE ILLUSTRATOR A WHILE TO DO ALL OF THE ILLUSTRATIONS, THE UK PUBLISHER JONATHAN CAPE DECIDED TO PUBLISH THE STORY IN 3 SEPARATE VOLUMES OVER 1964-1965 (FLEMING DIED BEFORE THE 3RD VOLUME WAS PUBLISHED). AFTER 1968, THE 3 UK VOLUMES WERE COMBINED INTO ONE BOOK SO THE THREE SEPARATE BOOKS ARE THE TRUE '1ST EDITION" OF THIS STORY. INCLUDED WITH THIS AUCTION IS A RE-RELEASE OF THIS BOOK BY UK PUBLISHER PUFFIN (CONTAINS ALL 3 BOOKS IN ONE) AND IS SIGNED BY ILLUSTRATOR JOHN BURNINGHAM ON THE PRE-TITLE PAGE (signed directly on the page - not on an attached bookplate), Copyright 2008, First Printing (Complete 10 - 1 numberline on copyright page), has the same patterned endpapers as found on the Cape 1sts, red boards with silver gilt lettering to spine, 14.99p price on DJ front flap. Book … [Click Below for Full Description]
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