FLEMING | Live and Let Die, 1954, first edition
LIVE AND LET DIE. LONDON: JONATHAN CAPE, 1954
8vo, FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, original black cloth, lettered in gilt, design to upper board in gilt, DUST-JACKET (second issue with additional text to front flap), collector’s blue cloth chemise with blue morocco-backed slipcase
The second issue of the dust-jacket includes the two-line note "Jacket devised by the author | and executed by Kenneth Lewis".
Gilbert A2a (1.2)
minor spotting to endpapers and edges, gilt lettering dulled, dust-jacket slightly rubbed at extremities with small closed tear at top edge of upper panel and some spots to lower panel
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