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London: Jonathan Cape, 1963. [Travel / Adventure] FIRST EDITION in the first state dust-jacket (laminated rear flap). Large octavo (23 x 16cm), pp.223;  blank, erratum slip tipped-in at p.223. Illustrated with photographic plates. Publisher's quarter white cloth over patterned grey boards, black topstain and endpapers, pictorial wrapper by Paul..... More
The Diamond Smugglers.
London: Jonathan Cape, 1957. [True Crime] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (20 x 14cm), pp.160. Illustrated with photographs. Publisher's black cloth with titles to the spine in bronze, original dust-jacket illustrated by Denis Piper, priced at 12/6. A near fine copy with usual tarnish to cheap foil used for lettering, jacket near..... More
Live and Let Die (a James Bond novel).
London: Jonathan Cape, 1954. FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE. Octavo (20 x 14cm), pp.240. Publisher's black cloth-effect paper over boards, embossed in gilt, with purple dust-wrapper showing the original price of 10/6 to both flaps. With 'author's skill' text correctly spaced to rear panel, as described in the bibliography, page 61..... More
On Her Majesty's Secret Service.
London: Jonathan Cape, 1963. [Spy novel] FIRST EDITION, SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY. Octavo (19 x 13cm), pp.288. Publisher's dark grey cloth-effect paper over boards with silver titles to spine, in original jacket designed by Richard Chopping, priced at 16s. Inscribed by the author to his close friend John Hayward; "To John..... More
Background to Danger.
New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1937. [Intrigue] FIRST U.S. EDITION. Octavo (19 x 13cm), pp.280; , blank; , advertisements; , blank. Publisher's orange cloth lettered in burgundy, pictorial jacket priced at $2.00. Edges of text block toned, ink ownership to flyleaf, jacket with a few chips and tears, clipped..... More
A Moveable Feast.
London: Jonathan Cape, 1964. [Modern Literature] UNCORRECTED PROOF COPY in oversized PROOF-ONLY dust-wrapper designed by Hans Tisdall, priced at 18s. Octavo (21 x 14cm), pp.192. Publisher's lime-green softcovers in jacket with bold 'PROOF ONLY' text to rear flap with provisional publication date printed below. Proof copies feature the mis-print 'movable'..... More
The Mask Of Dimitrios.
London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1939. FIRST EDITION. A Haycraft-Queen cornerstone novel. Octavo (19 x 14cm), pp.320. Publisher's red cloth with gilt titles to spine. Internally very clean with no ownership marks, bookplates or inscriptions. Covers are fresh but for a little sunning to spine, a few small marks and the..... More
The Anniversary Edition of Ian Fleming's James Bond Novels. Casino Royale; Live and Let Die; Moonraker; Diamonds Are Forever; From Russia With Love; Dr. No; Goldfinger; For Your Eyes Only; Thunderball; The Spy Who loved Me; On Her Majesty's Secret Service; You Only Live Twice; The Man with the Golden Gun; Octopussy and The Living Daylights.
London: Viking, 2002. [James Bond] LIMITED HARDBACK SET. All first printings. Complete in 14 volumes. Small octavo (41 x 18cm). Cloth-bound hardcovers in photographic dust-wrappers by Toby MacFarlan Pond. Contents clean and unmarked, flyleaves with publisher's 'Penguin charity resale' stamp, no signs of ownership. Fine in fine jackets, housed in..... More
You Only Live Twice.
New York, NY: New American Library, 1964. [Spy Fiction] FIRST US EDITION, Second Printing. Octavo (22 x 14cm), pp.240; , blank. Publisher's hardback yellow cloth binding blocked in two colours, red top edge, red endpapers, pictorial dust-jacket priced at $4.50. Bookseller ticket, a few marks within, wrapper with some chips..... More
Carte Blanche. A James Bond Novel.
London: Hodder and Stoughton, 2011. [James Bond Continuation] 'INDIES' SIGNED LIMITED EDITION. Octavo (24 x 16cm), pp.[xiv]; 436. Number 1025 of 1500 copies SIGNED by the author in black ink to limitation page, and hand-numbered. Publisher's red cloth blocked with metallic red foil to spine and upper, and grey metallic..... More
London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1995. [Literary biography] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (23 x 15cm), pp.x; 486. With photographic plates. Publisher's brown cloth blocked in gilt to spine, beige endpapers, pictorial dust-wrapper priced at £20. A clean, near fine copy, formerly the property of the respected James Bond historian John Griswold (1950-2016)..... More
The Spy's Bedside Book. An Anthology edited by Graham Greene and Hugh Greene. With An Introduction by Stella Rimington.
London: Folio Society, 2006. [Spy Anthology] FIRST EDITION THUS, first printing. Octavo (20 x 15cm), pp.261; , blank; , order form; , blank. With illustrations by Nick Hardcastle. Publisher's decorated blue cloth, tan endpapers, in tan slipcase. Fine throughout. An intriguing mix of factual and fictional pieces, including contributions from..... More
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Flies Again.
London: Macmillan Children's Books, 2011. [Children's adventure novel] FIRST EDITION, SIGNED by the author with his usual car doodle motif. Octavo (19 x 12cm), pp.; 216; , blank. Illustrated by Joe Berger. Publisher's red cloth hardcover blocked in silver to the spine, endpapers illustrated in colour, pictorial dust-wrapper priced at..... More
Quantum of Solace. The Complete James Bond Short Stories.
London: Penguin 007, 2008. [Spy fiction] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (18 x 14cm), pp.301, with an introduction by the respected Bond authority Henry Chancellor. In the prize-winning binding of silver-grey cloth with a silenced Walther PPK motif to upper, burgundy endpapers. Complete with the wraparound sleeve, which is gummed together at..... More
From Russia, With Love.
London: Jonathan Cape. 1963. [Thriller] FIRST EDITION, seventh impression. Octavo (18 x 12cm), pp.253. Publisher's black cloth-effect paper over boards blocked in silver and red metallic foils, dust-jacket illustrated by Richard Chopping, priced at 16s. Contents clean, no inscriptions, edges and extremities toned otherwise a fine, bright copy. This was..... More
London: Jonathan Cape, 1959. [Spy Thriller] 'New Edition', first reprint. Octavo (20 x 13cm), pp.218 . Publisher's black cloth-effect paper over boards with red titles to spine and 'Heart' design to upper. With the pictorial green 'playing card' dust-jacket illustrated by Pat Marriott, repriced at 13s. 6d. This copy features..... More
London: Frederick Muller, 1965. [Cold War Thriller] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (21 x 14cm), pp.198; , blank. Publisher's red cloth with silver titles to spine, dust-jacket designed by Mayne Butler. Minor dustiness, offset toning/browning to endpapers, jacket price clipped else clean and fresh. A near fine, bright example of the author's..... More
Complete First Editions of Ian Fleming's James Bond Novels. [Set of works / novels comprising: Casino Royale, Live and Let Die, Moonraker, Diamonds Are Forever, From Russia With Love, Dr. No, Goldfinger, For Your Eyes Only (short stories inc. From A View To A Kill, Quantum of Solace), Thunderball, The Spy Who loved Me, On Her Majesty's Secret Service, You Only Live Twice, The Man with the Golden Gun, and Octopussy with The Living Daylights (short stories)]
London: Jonathan Cape, 1953-66. [James Bond] LEATHER-BOUND FIRST EDITIONS, all being FIRST PRINTINGS. Complete in 14 volumes. Octavo. (20 x 14 x 38cm). Handsomely bound in full black oasis morocco, with raised bands, gilt titles and 'skull' decoration to spine, a.e.g., red endpapers, with original cloth covers preserved at rear..... More
Carte Blanche. A James Bond Novel.
London: Hodder and Stoughton, 2011. FIRST TRADE EDITION, SIGNED by the author. Octavo (24 x 16cm), pp.[xiv]; 436. Publisher's red cloth blocked with metallic red foil, metallic 'smoke effect' endpapers, illustrated white dust-jacket priced at £19.99. A fine copy. A James Bond adventure set in Afghanistan and Dubai, written by..... More
Brokenclaw [two variant copies].
London: Hodder / Coronet Books, 1991. FIRST EDITIONS in paperback (UK version and international version). Slim octavos (18 x 11cm), pp.240. Pictorial card wrappers with raised lettering in gilt, both copies priced at £3.99 although the 'Coronet Edition' has an additional Dubai Duty Free price label. Both in very good..... More
Thunderball [two variant copies].
London: Pan Books, 1963. FIRST EDITIONS in paperback (UK version and international version). Slim octavos (18 x 11cm), pp.234; , advertisements. Pictorial card wrappers with the classic die-cut bullet hole design by Raymond Hawkey, UK copy priced at 3/6, International copy for export has no printed price. Cheap paper toned..... More
The James Bond Dossier.
London: Jonathan Cape, 1965. [James Bond Reference] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (24 x 16cm), pp.159 . Publisher's black cloth-effect paper over boards, with gilt titles to spine, and the pictorial dust-wrapper, based on the familiar Chopping 'trompe l'oeil' designs from the Ian Fleming first editions. Contents clean, page edges toned, some..... More
[James Bond] Goldfinger Portfolio ['Steelbook'].
UK: 007 Magazine and Archive Ltd,  2014. [Film reference] LIMITED EDITION, No 141 of 350 numbered copies. Octavo, pp.350. Includes over a thousand images (many never seen before), call sheets, sketches, press releases and much more. Comb bound in colour-printed sheet-metal covers, wrapped in gold tissue paper and housed..... More
[MOVIE POSTER] Licence (License) to Kill.
Printed in England (1989). [Film promotion] British quad crown poster for the 1989 MGM/UA film starring Timothy Dalton as Ian Fleming's James Bond, produced by Cubby Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson's EON Productions. National Screen Service credit at foot. Approximate dimensions 40 x 30 inches. Never folded, condition A (fresh)..... More
[MOVIE POSTER] Licence (License) to Kill.
Printed in England (1989). [Film promotion] British quad crown poster for the 1989 MGM/UA film starring Timothy Dalton as Ian Fleming's James Bond, produced by Cubby Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson's EON Productions. National Screen Service credit at foot. Approximate dimensions 40 x 30 inches. Folded, condition A (fresh). Reverse..... More