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Ian Fleming
IAN FLEMING - CASINO ROYALE - UK 1953 RARE 1ST w/DJ N-FINE UNREAD
1953. Condition: Very Good. IAN FLEMING - CASINO ROYALE, published by Jonathan Cape, copyright 1953, First Printing (states "First Published 1953" with no references to subsequent printings, no list of other Fleming books to left of title page, and irregular bottom outer page edge - a feature only found on the 1st and 2nd printings of this book, 3rd and later printings had a smooth "cut" bottom outer page edge), 1st issue (grey with hearts) dust jacket later state with reviews to front flap (otherwise dust jacket front panel, rear panel and rear flap are identical to the 1st printing dust jacket), black boards with impressed red heart on front panel and red lettering on spine, rear flap blank except for "Casino Royale - Fleming - Cape - 10s. 6s. net" Book has no creased page corners, no foxing to pages or endpapers or outer page edges, hint of dust soiling/age darkening to outer page edges, no former owner's markings or used book store stamps/stickers inside, no soiling or staining to endpapers, no internal hinge splitting, no wear to board edges, corners, or spine tips, no spine lean, bumped bottom left rear board corner is only real defect, no soiling or markings to boards & no scotch tape residue marks to boards, nice lettering on spine and front board heart with no wear (common defect with this book). Original unrestored (see pic of back of DJ - oddly only show age darkening to panels and no age darkening to spine/flaps) dust jacket has no chipping, tearing or creasing, hint of wear to top spine tip only (no wear to bottom spine tip), no wear to front flap crease (hint … [Click Below for Full Description]
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