FLEMING | From Russia, with Love, 1957, presentation copy inscribed to the author's wife
FROM RUSSIA, WITH LOVE. LONDON: JONATHAN CAPE, 1957
8vo, FIRST EDITION, FIRST IMPRESSION, PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR TO HIS WIFE ("To | Annie, | With love | and lashes. | Ian") on front free endpaper, original black cloth, lettered in silver and bronze, design to upper cover in silver and red, DUST-JACKET, collector's blue cloth chemise with navy blue morocco-backed slipcase
The author's inscription presumably refers to the Flemings' sadomasochistic sexual preferences.
Gilbert A5a (1.1)
From the library of Ann Fleming
spine of dust-jacket very slightly faded, extremities very slightly rubbed
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