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Ian Fleming

Goldfinger

Jonathan Cape

1959

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First edition, earliest binding state, copy of Fleming’s 14 original Bond books, which was was adapted as the third film (1964) in EON Productions’ 007 series.

  • Ian Fleming (English).
  • London: Jonathan Cape, 1959.
  • pp.318.
  • Octavo.
  • Bound in publisher’s black cloth-effect paper over boards with "skull" design stamped to upper, with extra detail as described and photographed in the bibliography (p.235), in original pictorial dust jacket designed by Richard Chopping, priced at 15s.
  • Housed in a custom black cloth-covered clamshell box, with gilt titles and decoration to the spine.

Literature

Jon Gilbert, Ian Fleming The Bibliography, A7a (1.2).

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No inscriptions or signs of ownership.

Some toning and light foxing to text block.

Dust jacket shows moderate use, with a few small nicks to extremities and a few small rubs and creases.

Feature(s)

Dust Jacket, First Edition

Language

English

Subject

Detective fiction, Thriller, Modern first editions, Fine bindings, Novels

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