From Russia, With Love
Ref. 109465 Edition. First Thus
Illustrated By: Richard Chopping
Published By: The Book Club 1957 (London)
First edition published by The Book Club. Hardback in pale blue cloth with black title to spine. Original pictorial dust jacket designed by Richard Chopping, unclipped. The jacket is the same issue as the true first edition, which is unusual for book club editions. Spine of jacket a little darkened, with shallow chipping to top edge of spine, about half a cm, and closed splits to edges of fold, approx. 1 cm. Light foxing to verso of jacket. Jacket is bright and vivid overall. Dark spots to cloth cover, spine edges discoloured. Very faint spotting to text block edge. Pages are clean and bright. Overall very good condition. 253 pp. A sharp copy of an iconic book, a collectable alternative to the true first edition which is worth up to £4000 in good condition!
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: Very Good
Book Type: Book