- Topic: Source Books
BUCHAN, John (1st Baron Tweedsmuir, 1875-1940).
London, William Blackwood and Sons. 1915, FIRST EDITION: 8vo. pp. 253 + pp. 2 ads. Publisher's light blue cloth lettered in dark blue. Cheap paper stock means some toning and browning, cloth is a touch sunned to spine, endpapers pulled at joints. Very good indeed. The famous novel which introduced spy-catcher Richard Hannay. Basis for several... more info
[FLEMING, Ian/BONDIANA] MOYLE, Alan.
London, Health for All Publishing Co., , Pp.[1-8] 9-185, . Publisher's red cloth, spine lettered in with black. Pages toned, jacket with a few small nicks and tears; a most presentable copy. FIRST EDITION. An important 'James Bond' source book (and an elusive book in jacket in it's own right). In Ian Fleming's novel 'Thunderball', agent James... more info
GREENE, Graham (1904-1991) [FLEMING, Ian]
Heinneman, London, 1958, 1960, Modern literature. FIRST EDITION. 2 volumes. Publisher's cloth in pictorial dustwrappers. A lightly used pair, in near fine condition. This 1958 espionage novel set in Cuba, has since become a classic. When published, Ian Fleming was impressed by 'Our Man In Havana' and wrote an article about it for the... more info
[FLEMING, Ian/BONDIANA] DULLES, Allan.
New York; Harper and Row 1963, SIGNED by the author. Publisher's cloth in dustjacket, priced at $4.95. With author's signature to flyleaf dated April 17, 1964. The book is fine; jacket with some chips to spine ends, one tear to upper panel, some rubbing. Very good. A 'James Bond' source book, noted by both Campbell and... more info
George Newnes Ltd., London,, Magazine format, perfect bound. Slight wear to spine, some soiling and edgewear. Very good. This issue contains the crime story 'You Only Live Once' by Michael Arlen, Strand magazines from this period are becoming elusive, and this number may well disappear due to the James Bond connection. The writer Michael... more info
London: Hutchinson 1959, FIRST UK EDITION. Pp.467pp. Hardcover in dust-jacket. Illustrated. The author's experiences in Japan in the 1950's, touching on the social history and customs of the Orient. Translated from the Italian by Eric Moshcacher. Map of Japan at the end of the XVIIth century printed as the front endpaper; map of... more info
New York: Viking Press 1960, US EDITION, Book of the Month Club selection. Pp.467pp. Hardcover in dust-jacket. Illustrated. The author's experiences in Japan in the 1950's, touching on the social history and customs of the Orient. Translated from the Italian by Eric Moshcacher. Map of Japan at the end of the XVIIth century printed as... more info
London: Longmans, Green and Company Ltd. 1962, FIRST UK EDITION. Pp.298 + index. Publisher's white cloth in pictorial dustjacket. This particularly copy was exported to Australia and has a bookseller ticket to the pastedown and price-clipped as required. Both book and jacket show some mild toning and wear, but essentially this is a clean, near fine copy.... more info
London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson 1956, First Edition. Pp.262. Publisher's dark blue cloth titled in gilt to the spine, in illustrated dustwrapper. Edges dusty else fine, in a lightly worn jacket which is rubbed to the joints and extremities. ... more info
London: Hodder and Stoughton 1960, Pp.145. Illustrated by Merritt D. Cutler. Publisher's green cloth in pictorial pictorial dust-jacket. Owner name, else a near fine copy in a slightly edgeworn jacket. A golfing instruction manual from one of the masters of the game; the follow-up volume to 'How to play Your Best Golf All the Time'... more info
London: Faber and Faber. 2011, FIRST EDITION. Octavo, pp.397. With illustrations. Publisher's hardback cloth in a pictorial dust-wrapper. No inscriptions or price-clipping; an absolutely fine/as new copy. "The true story of Fleming's wartime Commando unit, the real-life inspiration for James Bond" (from the blurb). The factual account of the formation of this elite fighting outfit... more info