3 December 2007
THE PROPERTY OF A LADY
FLEMING, Ian. Dr. No. London: Jonathan Cape, 1958.
8o. Original black cloth, spine stamped in silver; pictorial dust jacket (some slight darkening to spine panel and along edges, a few minor stains on rear panel); quarter morocco slipcase.
FIRST EDITION. Penzler, pp.15-17.
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