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Ian Fleming
IAN FLEMING - CASINO ROYALE - RARE 1ST 1954 NPC TRUE 1ST STATE DUST JACKET!
1954. Condition: Very Good. IAN FLEMING - CASINO ROYALE, published by MacMillan, copyright 1953 (but published in the U.S. in 1954 as stated on the title page), First Printing (states "First Printing" on copyright page with no references to subsequent printings - there was a 2nd printing in this format which clearly states as such on the copyright page), off-white endpapers with dark green cloth boards and red lettering to spine and front board, $2.75 price on DJ front flap. TRUE 1ST STATE DUST JACKET - BOTH FRONT FLAP CORNERS ARE UNCLIPPED WITH THE PRICE PRINTED ON THE BOTTOM RIGHT (NOT TOP RIGHT CORNER) AND PRICE IS PRINTED FLAT (NOT SIDEWAYS AS FOUND ON THE MORE COMMON 2ND STATE DUST JACKET). THIS IS THE FIRST TIME I HAVE ENCOUNTERED THE 1ST STATE DJ IN NEARLY 30 YEARS (AND OVER 60 COPIES OF THIS BOOK IN DUST JACKET). SHOP AND COMPARE - ANOTHER COPY OF THIS BOOK WITH A FADED SPINE & BADLY CHIPPED DUST JACKET JUST RECENTLY SOLD FOR $900 - SEE EBAY 283045430893 AND AN EX-LIBRARY COPY (W/O DUST JACKET) JUST SOLD FOR $263 - SEE EBAY 274340269969 Book has no creased page corners, no foxing to pages or endpapers or outer page edges, hint of dusting/age darkening to outer page edges, original endpapers are clean with no soiling or scotch tape marks, former owner's (base library) stamp to copyright page otherwise no former owner's markings or used bookseller stamps/stickers inside, no wear to board edges, corners or spine tips, tiny bumped board corner, no discoloration/soiling to boards, no wear to spine or front board lettering. Book looks and appears unread but for the one ow … [Click Below for Full Description]
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