THE FLY 1ST UK EDITION, 2ND PRINTING WITH LARGE PERSONAL INSCRIPTION BY RICHARD CHOPPING RICHARD CHOPPING both authored the book AND designed the Dust Jacket Art First Edition, Second Printing A very handsome example with long personal inscription from Richard Chopping (Dicky) to a personal friend. A near fine bright book with a very book plus dust jacket. Richard Chopping is best known for his wonderful artistic dust jackets he designed for Ian Fleming's James Bond series. Original crisp blue boards with bright unfaded silver titles to spine. The book is in near fine condition with clean cloth boards, with a stiff spine, very sharp corners and no edgewear. No dry or splitting spine. The end papers are in perfect condition being clean and bright with a most wonderful personal, lengthy inscription by Richard Chopping dated 1972 (referring to himself as Dicky), to Malcolm. The internal page are very clean, bright and flat with No writing, No marks, No stains, No bent pages, No foxing and No age toning. Very unusually clean, bright book. Please see detailed images. The original unrestored edition dust jacket showcases Richard Chopping highly artistic style which he is known for with the James Bond dust jackets. The Fly, a recurrent theme found on several of the James Bond dust jackets is very prominent on this jacket. The jacket is unusually bright for this title and with a slight touch of toning to the spine as common with his lighter colored dust jackets. The dust jacket has No edgewear, but some very slight creasing to the top of the front panel, and one tiny chip to the rear panel, otherwise No chips, No rips, No stains, no edgewear, No fading, No rubbing, and No foxing. The dust jacket is NOT price clipped and has a stated price of 25s. net. Please see the many images for more details. Beautiful bright, unclipped dust jacket! Please see images. A spectacular unique piece, perfect for the James Bond collector! Presents well on the shelf. ADDITIONAL IMAGES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. Please see our Abe store for additional James Bond/Ian Fleming titles. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: THE FLY~RICHARD CHOPPING~WITH LARGE SIGNED ...
Publisher: Secker & Warburg
Publication Date: 1965
Illustrator: RICHARD CHOPPING
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: 1st Edition
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