Published by Jonathan Cape, London,
First Edition 1958, First Impression
First State Dustjacket
Original Black Cloth Board Binding
Gilbert Variant A
A particularly rare and scarce example of Ian Fleming’s Dr. No without the Honeychile silhouette which was added to later first editions.
The book is in good condition, spine gently rolled; light foxing to page edges and end matter and slight foxing on few pages; ½ cm nick at base of spine. The pages have no inscriptions. Corners sharp.
This is a true first state dustjacket and, of particular note, has the 13s. 6d. price present; small nicks and small tears to its extremities plus a 4cm closed tear at lower edge of front cover.
Overall, a highly collectible copy of this true first edition with the original dustjacket.