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    First Edition of Ian Fleming's Moonraker,
    in the Original Dust Jacket

    Ian Fleming. Moonraker. London: Jonathan Cape, [1955]. First edition, first impression, second state, binding A (as per Gilbert). Small octavo. [256] pages. Publisher's full black paper over boards, front board and spine lettered in silver, original price-clipped (front flap only - price on rear flap is intact) dust jacket. Jacket spine toned and sunned (but not as badly as is common for this title), jacket panels toned and thumbsoiled, some minor wear to jacket edges, minor rubbing to binding, boards very lightly bent. Previous owner's gift inscription on front free endpaper. Overall, a near fine copy, in a better jacket than usually seen. Gilbert A3a (1.2).
    From the Palo Alto Collection of Modern Literature.




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