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Every First-Edition Ian Fleming James Bond Book Cover (1953-1966)

Every First-Edition Ian Fleming James Bond Book Cover (1953-1966)

Books
Ian Fleming's 007 spy novels aren't just some of the most fun stories in the entire genre, they also sport some outstanding book covers. So for reference and for your eyes only (yuk yuk), here is a gallery of every original Ian Fleming James Bond novel book cover, 14 in all. They were all published in Britain by Jonathan Cape between April 1953 and June 1966. The last two books were published after Fleming's death in August 1964.
Children’s Books of the Damned, Vol. 1

Children’s Books of the Damned, Vol. 1

Funny Stuff
I have altered children's book covers both popular and obscure for humorous effect. Pray I don't alter them any further. Hey, I'm not even Mormon bashing here. Those two were just straight up creepy. I'm not saying this was inspired by Mumford & Sons, but I'm also not denying it. Short pants, even shorter temper. Subtitled: Little Toby and the Reverse Cowboy. (Many thanks to Bob Staake for the inspiration.)
Pop Culture Capsule: Vintage Pulp Fiction Novel Book Covers

Pop Culture Capsule: Vintage Pulp Fiction Novel Book Covers

Books, Capsules, Featured Posts
Who doesn't love a delightfully cheesy pulp fiction book cover? I know I do, so here's a bunch of good ones, curated for maximum enjoyment by yours truly. Some of these were selected for the artwork, some for the titles or description, and some for both. As you can probably guess, some of these may not be safe for work so I'll put the racier ones after the jump. And lest you think pulp novels were all about sex, there was also murder and space. But yeah, mostly sex.