After purchasing the copy of "Dr. No" mentioned in my previous post I also noticed another couple of Jonathan Cape hardbacks at reasonable prices, both from the same seller. I quickly placed bids and won, and two days ago they arrived accompanied by a thankyou note from the seller.
The first was Ian Fleming's "Goldfinger". This edition was published in 1963 and is a fifth impression. I think Richard Chopping's skull dust jacket/wrapper for Ian Fleming's "Goldfinger" is brilliant.
The second was Ian Fleming's "You Only Live Twice". This edition was published in April 1964 and is a second impression. Again it has a lovely Richard Chopping dust jacket/wrapper.
I doubt I'll find many other reasonably priced Jonathan Cape - Ian Fleming hardbacks for sale any time soon. The Coronavirus pandemic around the world has resulted in a huge increase in online sales by people trapped at home and these types of books are now demanding inflated prices, but I'll be keeping my eyes open anyway.
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