Diamonds are Forever
Published by Jonathan Cape, London.
Near Fine First Edition 1956 First Impression
Hardcover, 8vo, A4a (1.1)
Original Black Cloth Board Binding
Near Fine Original Dust Jacket
Unclipped 12s 6d
Book: An exceptional 1956 First edition, First impression in Near Fine condition. Black Cloth with silver lettering to spine particularly crisp; black cloth boards with distinctive diamond design on front board; corners sharp and in near fine condition. Plain white endpapers showing very light age marks. Slight dusting to upper page block.
Dust jacket: Original first issue dust jacket with only slight sign of light wear to extremities and some minor chipping to spine ends; clean front panel; rear panel with some slight age staining. NOT price clipped. A bright, smooth and intact jacket rarely found on this title.
Overall, this beautiful copy of this scarce book is a superb example of a first edition collectors’ piece