Jonathan Cape | Dr No 1st edition

Jonathan Cape | Dr No 1st edition. Only the 1st edition dust jacket has Ian Fleming on the spine in black.  Later editions have white text.
Only the 1st edition dust jacket has Ian Fleming on the spine in black. Later editions have white text.
Jonathan Cape | Dr No 1st edition. Edition shown has the dancing girl to the front board, others are blank
Edition shown has the dancing girl to the front board, others are blank
Jonathan Cape | Dr No 1st edition. Some first editions do not have the dancing lady on the front
Some first editions do not have the dancing lady on the front
Jonathan Cape | Dr No 1st edition. 1st edition dust jacket.  Later editions have white text to spine.
1st edition dust jacket. Later editions have white text to spine.
Jonathan Cape | Dr No 1st edition. 1st edition copyright page
1st edition copyright page

06. Dr. No

Author : Ian Fleming
Publisher : Jonathan Cape
Format : Hardback
Series : Cape hardbacks
Edition : 1st
Year : 1958 (first published with this artwork)
Country published : UK
Artwork designer : Ian Fleming

General Notes

Collectors Notes

The first edition dust jacket has the authors name in black, later editions have it in white. The Dr No on the spine should be white - the example shown has typical fading.

‚ÄčThere are two variants of the first edition - with and without the shadow of a dancing girl to the cover. Editions without the dancing girl are less common and perhaps more valuable (although sellers often claim which ever variant they are selling is the rarer of the two), The book seems more susceptible to heavy foxing that the other titles.

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