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Ian Fleming
1ST/1ST UK ED W.ORG STRIKING VIBRANT NEAR FINE DUST JACKET~MOONRAKER~IAN FLEMING
jonathan cape. Jonathan Cape, London, 1955.First Edition, First Printing ..Beautiful near fine book with an original first printing vibrant dust jacket. These books are extremely rare with only 9,900 copies of the first edition printed, and even far less in an original dust jacket. MOONRAKER FIRST UK EDITION, FIRST PRINTING IAN FLEMING Jonathan Cape, London, 1955. First Edition, First Printing Beautiful near fine book with an original first printing vibrant dust jacket. These books are extremely rare with only 9,900 copies of the first edition printed, and even far less in an original dust jacket. Original crisp near fine black covered boards with bright unfaded silver titles to front and spine. The boards are in clean, beautiful condition with sharp corners, and no edgewear. The binding is tight and square. The end papers are in perfect clean condition, being bright and flat with no owner names, no inscriptions, no book plates, and no bookstore stamps. The internal pages are clean, bright and flat with but two pages with small stains to the outer margins, otherwise the pages are clean with no stains, no handling marks, no writing, no foxing, and no bent pages. "Shoot" spelled correctly as "Shoot" on page 10. Beautiful book with very bright, clean boards! A stunning example of this elusive first edition, first impression Fleming book. Please see images for details. The dust jacket has benefited from very slight restoration to the spine tips by an expert paper conservator. The dust jacket is in near fine condition with strong vibrant colors with No edgewear, No chips, No rip … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Meier And Sons Rare Books (iwc_2004) [New Canaan, Connecticut, US]
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