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    First Edition of You Only Live Twice in Two Dust Jackets - One a Proof Jacket

    Ian Fleming [ James Bond ]. You Only Live Twice. London: Jonathan Cape, [1964]. First edition, first state (with no mention of "March" on the copyright page). Octavo. [256] pages. Publisher's full black cloth, front cover stamped in gilt, spine lettered in silver, dust jacket with corners unclipped. Jacket spine a bit dull, some wear and chipping to jacket, tape repairs to jacket verso, jacket soiled, some rubbing to cloth spine, some soiling to front board, minor occasional foxing in text. Skewed. In addition, this copy has a Proof dust jacket, with typewritten "Proof Only" notice on front flap - jacket has more narrow flaps than does the first edition jacket. Front flap with crease along fore-edge, minor rubbing, else bright. Overall, a very good copy with two jackets. From the James Bond collection of Gary Firuta.
    Gilbert A.12.a.1.1.


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