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    Ian Fleming. Casino Royale. London: Jonathan Cape, [1953]. First edition. Octavo (7.5 x 4.875 inches; 190 x 124 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. [Together with]: Live and Let Die. London: Jonathan Cape, [1954]. First edition. Octavo (7.5 x 4.875 inches; 189 x 124 mm). 240 pages. Publisher's black cloth, front board stamped in gilt with an Edward IV gold rose noble coin, spine lettered in gilt; all edges trimmed; plain white endpapers. In a supplied later-issue dust jacket, circa 1964, with You Only Live Twice listed under James Bond books. [And]: Moonraker. London: Jonathan Cape, [1955]. First edition. Octavo (7.375 x 5.875 inches; 188 x 125 mm.). 255, [256] pages. Publisher's black cloth, spine and front board lettered in silver, spine with publisher's device in silver at foot; all edges trimmed; plain white endpapers. Each very good, full condition reporting found online. Gilbert A1a; A2a; A3a. From the Collection of Daniel J. King.

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    General light shelfwear; spines slightly leaning. Casino Royale binding lightly rubbed; corners and spine ends mildly rubbed; tiny wormhole hole to cloth near the rear joint, with corresponding hole seen on the rear pastedown. Light spots of soil to top and fore edges of the text block; endpapers foxed; former owner's signature on half-title and title pages. Live and Let Live worn at corners and spine ends; boards mildly rubbed; front panel lightly scratched with around ten lines running vertically; joints splitting in three spots, approximately one-half inch each. Previous owner's signature at front free endpaper. Moonraker spine ends and corners lightly worn; boards faintly soiled. 



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