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    Ian Fleming. Casino Royale. London: Jonathan Cape, [1953]. First edition, dust jacket artist Kenneth Lewis's copy with his ownership signature and a brief note on the front free endpaper. Octavo (7.5 x 4.875 inches; 192 x 125 mm). 218, [2, blank] pages. Publisher's black cloth, spine lettered in orangish-red, central heart-shaped device stamped in orangish-red on front board; top and fore edges trimmed, bottom edge untrimmed; plain white endpapers. Very minor spine lean; boards lightly rubbed with a few small blemishes; ink in publisher's device at foot of spine somewhat worn. Top edge of text block just slightly dust-soiled; a few barely perceptible splashes for fore edge. Near fine, housed in a custom clamshell case. Gilbert A1a (1.1). From the KoKo Collection.

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