29 June 2005
FLEMING, Ian. From Russia, with Love. London: Jonathan Cape, 1957.
8o. Original black boards, decorated in silver and red; pictorial dust jacket after a design of Ian Fleming and Richard Chopping (slight age-toning to spine panel with a little wear at ends and extremities); quarter morocco folding case with onlaid panel of paper and leather based on dust jacket design.
FIRST EDITION, of the first Bond novel with a dust-jacket designed by Richard Chopping. After From Russia, with Love, Chopping designed--under Fleming's careful supervision--the jackets for virtually all the of the British editions of Fleming's Bond books.
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