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Diamonds Are Forever - Rare UK 1st w/Original Dust Jacket

Ian Fleming

Published by Jonathan Cape (U.K.), 1956
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
From Far North Collectible Books (Anchorage, AK, U.S.A.)

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First Printing ("First Published 1956" at top of copyright page with no references to subsequent printings), white endpapers, list in front of book to "Moonraker", Correct 1st state Dust Jacket with reviews for "Live and Let Die" and "Moonraker" on rear flap, black boards with silver gilt lettering to spine, impressed diamond pattern and silver gilt diamond on front board. Book has just a couple of creased page corners, squared outer page corners, no foxing to pages, foxing to endpapers (common defect with this particular book for some reason), slight foxing/dusting to outer page edges (common defect with this book - there is ALWAYS some foxing somewhere), no former owner's markings or used book store stamps/stickers inside, endpapers are clean and free from scotch tape residue marks or other discoloration or erasures, no hinge splitting, no spine lean, no wear to board edges, corners or spine tips, no bumped board corners, no other soiling or staining to boards. BUT FOR THE FOXING THIS IS QUITE A SHARP BOOK WITHOUT THE USUAL WEAR/RUBBING TO BOARD EDGES/CORNERS AND WITHOUT THE SPLITTING OR WEAR TO EXTERIOR HINGES AS IS USUALLY FOUND WITH THIS BOOK. Original Correct 1st print Dust Jacket has tiny closed tear with related crease at bottom left on spine and tiny bit of loss at top left on spine otherwise no chipping or tearing or creasing, slight wear to spine tips and front flap crease, barest hint of edge wear, usual slight dust soiling to white portions on rear panel (very very common defect with this DJ), foxing spots to rear panel along crease, no scotch tape glue staining to flaps. Overall a FINE- 1st print book in VG+ condition first print original dust jacket (price clipped) of an Ian Fleming U.K. 1st printing hardcover book. I have a number of other U.S. and U.K. Ian Fleming James Bond 1st printing hardcover appearances up for sale. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-9904264706

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Title: Diamonds Are Forever - Rare UK 1st w/...

Publisher: Jonathan Cape (U.K.)

Publication Date: 1956

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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