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    Ian Fleming. Casino Royale. London: Jonathan Cape, [1953]. First edition. Octavo (162 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. In original first-issue dust jacket, lacking the overprinted Sunday Times review on the front flap. Slightly skewed, backstrip just a bit dull, binding lightly rubbed with some mild thumbsoiling. Endpapers lightly foxed. Dust jacket spine faintly toned; some edgewear and a few short tears (with three small repairs to the verso); panels lightly creased; rear panel toned and thumbsoiled; front flap price-clipped, but the price is still present the rear flap. Overall, still, near fine copy. Gilbert A1a (1.1).



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    September, 2017
    14th Thursday
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