Dr. No - Ian Lancaster Fleming 1958 - Jonathan Cape, London - First Edition, First impression, second state with dancing ‘Honeychile’ silhouette to front board, in first edition, first impression dust jacket. Dr No, a sinister recluse with mechanical pincers for hands and a sadistic fascination with pain, holds James Bond firmly in his steely grasp. Bond and Honey Rider, his beautiful and vulnerable girl Friday, have been captured trespassing on Dr No’s secluded Caribbean island. Intent on protecting his clandestine operations from the British secret service, Dr No sees an opportunity to dispose of an enemy and further his diabolical research.

The film that introduced the world to Sean Connery. Many of the now familiar elements appeared in this first entry of the series: M, Moneypenny, Felix Leiter, Q Major Boothroyd, SPECTRE, the Walther PPK, a Casino and a Vodka Martini! .

Smartly housed in custom made clamshell case, black half morocco, gilt titles.
  In the dust jacket, designed by Pat Marriott, showing the dancing lady silhouette, which is repeated to the front boards of the book.

Reference: Gilbert,
Ian Fleming - The Bibliography, A6a 1.3: Book - First Edition, First Impression, Second State - Type A cloth in black, the front cover being printed with a ‘Honeychile’ silhouette in dark reddish-brown (almost a negative of the dust-wrapper design), the silver lettered back-strip being exactly the same as first state (1.1); Dust Jacket First Edition - ‘Ian Fleming’ lettered in black to spine (second impression this changed to white), front flap printed with short description of story (second impression added a fourteen-line review reprinted from The Manchester Guardian.)

For those interested, Gilbert notes that there were a total of 16,020 copies of the first edition published on 31st March 1938, of which 3,495 copies did not have the silhouette (Gilbert 1.1 and 1.2).

Octavo pp. 256.
  Condition: Near fine, wrinkle to upper board, in near fine dust jacket, some light wear to corners and spine ends, marginal toning to spine.   Ref: 109685   Price: HK$ 25,000