Original advertising artwork for Moonraker
The original advertising design for the first US edition of Fleming's Moonraker, published in September 1955. The design, prepared by Macmillan's studios, shows a spirit bottle with the catch line "Feeling listless? Jaded? Fed up? Stop at your local bookshop for a dose of Moonraker", as well as a quote from Raymond Chandler describing the work as "forceful and driving". Macmillan used this design to "run a number of full-page full-color sic advertisements showing a cordial bottle" (Nilsen & Ellison, p. 273).
Sheet of Bainbridge artist's board (205 x 200 mm). Mapping ink and printed collage design, blue pencil guide lines and annotations to verso, "Macmillan" inscribed in pencil to recto.
A couple of the pasted letters a little delicate. Slight creases and faint marks to board; overall in bright condition.
All orders are shipped via DHL Express. Next day delivery is available in parts of North America.
Made to Order products are dispatched within 28 days of purchase.
Pre-Order products are expected to be dispatched within 3-4 weeks from time of purchase.
For more information on shipping, returns and exchanges please click here.