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Ian Fleming
1957 First Edition - From Russia With Love - Ian Fleming - 1st Print + 1st DJ A Near Immaculate Book with a Very Good 1st State DJ
London: Cape, 1957. Please See My Description. For sale i have a very nice, scarce 1st Edition / 1st Printing of the highly collectable James Bond book 'From Russia With Love' by Ian Fleming. Published in 1957 by Jonathan Cape this is just the fifth original Bond title to be published. In addition it has retained its original dust jacket so the correct 1st state and this is a very nice example. Highly collectable in it's own right and one of the much earlier Bond titles it is difficult to find these in such presentable condition. The book presents in the publishers original black cloth with the red rose and silver revolver motif to the front with bright red titles to the spine. The book is near enough FINE with razor sharp corners and spine tips IE none of the usual bumps or softening. No marks or blemishes and sitting perfectly square. The titles and motifs are as bright as when new having been protected by the jacket since new. A stunning example of the binding. Internally the book is again FINE with clean WHITE pages throughout and a clean WHITE outer page block. Again no blemishes or marks etc with one neat owner name to the ffep. If it wasn'r for the name i would be saying the bookappears virtually as new. First published in 1957 to the verso of the main title page with no other prints mentioned showing this is the true 1st/1st. An absolute stunner and the best i've seen. The dust jacket is the correct jacket for the book so therefore the correct 1st State with the correct reviews as called for and the rear blank flap. A very good example that presents very well in a r … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: npayne88 [Nottingham, GB]
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