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MOONRAKER
JONATHAN CAPE 1955 - First Edition, First Printing Beautiful near fine book with a near fine 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 a few foxing dots to the outer page block, a few very soft foxing spots to the about 4 pages, otherwise the book has crisp page corners 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 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 rips, No tears, No stains, and No foxing. Touch of fading to the spine as otherwise common to this title. Neatly price clipped to the front, and NOT price clipped to the rear flat which has a stated price of 10s 6d net. The dust jacket is protected in a new clear removeable archival cover. Please see the many detailed images. A very striking handsome example of this Fleming title in scarce condition in a stunning dust jacket. Presents extremely well on the shelf. ADDITIONAL IMAGES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. Please see our Abe store for additional Fleming titles [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Meier And Sons Rare Books]
Last Found On: 2014-07-29           Check availability:      AbeBooks    

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