Moonraker.London, Jonathan Cape, 1955 Stock Code: 127788
NotesFirst edition, first impression, one of two variant states, printed on thicker paper stock and with the word "shoot" on page 10 correctly printed. The entire first impression (containing both "shoot" and "shoo" states) was issued on 7 April 1955.
Octavo. Original black cloth, spine and front cover lettered in silver. With the dust jacket.
Contemporary gift inscription to front free endpaper. Spine lightly rolled, pages a little toned, small stain to pp. 48-9, else a very good copy in the toned dust jacket, spine panel lightly darkened, lightly chipped at extremities, small red mark to rear panel, small chip to rear flap fold.
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