Friday, 11 April 2008

Book covers: The First Pan Editions 2

The second lot of the early Pan editions.
I really love collecting these books. Despite reading them, I really like the covers and how Bond and the style changes over the years. It's like looking back into the 50ies and 60ies.

Although Bond itself is pretty timeless (Kind of always 32), his apperance changes with the times.

All thes covers are scanned from my collection.

Live and Let Die: Pan GP 83, First Printing 1957

Diamonds Are Forever: Pan G101, Second Printing 1956, Cover by Rex Archer

From Russia With Love: G229, First Printing 1959, Cover by Sam Peffer

Dr No: Pan G335, First Printing 1960, Cover by Sam Peffer