Moonraker by Ian Fleming: First Edition. 1955
Ian Fleming first edition of Moonraker with a dust jacket is in very good condition. Black cloth with silver titles to the front and spine covers. Small white mark on the rear cover. Page 10 has the word ‘shoot’ spelled correctly. Plain white end papers. Contents clean and slight browning to page ends. Artist of the dust jacket is Kenneth Lewis. Matte jacket paper of the jacket. 1mm shrinkage of the cover due to professional repair. Small professional repair to the top of the spine which is barely noticable. The spine colours are faded. Front flap mentions Casino Royale and Live And Let Die. The rear flap is blank. The rear panel has review for Live And Let Die and Casino Royale. Prices shown on front and rear flaps of 10s 6d net. 8vo 256 pp.