FLEMING | From Russia, with Love, 1957, uncorrected proof
FROM RUSSIA, WITH LOVE. LONDON: JONATHAN CAPE, 1957
8vo, UNCORRECTED PROOF COPY [one of 75 copies], original green wrappers printed in black, collector's red cloth box
An extremely rare proof copy. Fleming's bibliographer, Jon Gilbert, notes that 75 copies were printed and only "a tiny number appear to have survived".
A bookdealer's receipt, dated 1987, is loosely inserted.
Gilbert A5a (Uncorrected Proof Copies)
some loose leaves, occasional soiling, skewed, worn and shaken with wrappers detached from contents, adhesive tape repair at head of upper joint, joints splitting, chipping and creasing at extremities
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