Lot 11
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Downton, David

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  • Downton, David
  • The "First Editions: Re-covered" copy of:
  • book with new dust-jacket
Fleming, Ian. Dr No. Jonathan Cape, 1958, 8vo, FIRST EDITION, original black boards lettered in silver on spine, light spotting and soiling to edges, very slightly skewed

WITH AN ORIGINAL DUST-JACKET BY DAVID DOWNTON, 195 by 425mm., pen, ink and watercolour, signed with artist's monogram

Catalogue Note

David Downton is one of the world’s leading fashion artists. His work has appeared in V Magazine, Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, The Times, The New York Times, Telegraph Magazine and Vanity Fair.

"The truth is I picked Dr No not for the book, but for a chance to draw Ursula Andress, my idol since I was a teenager"