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London: Pan Books, 1956. [Spy novel] FIRST Pan paperback edition. Series No.392. Octavo (18 x 11cm), pp.185; [186-192], advertisements. Publisher's illustrated softcovers by Josh Kirby with original price 2 shillings to upper panel. Usual toning to cheap paperstock, covers clean, spine a little rolled with some rubbing to joints. No..... More
London: Pan Books Ltd., 1955. [Spy novel] The FIRST Pan paperback edition, second printing. Series No 334. Octavo (18 x 11cm), pp.159; , advertisement. Publisher's softcovers illustrated by 'R.H' (Roger Hall), priced at 2s. No inscriptions. Some browning to pages as expected with the vintage paperbacks, covers are clean, not..... More
Live and Let Die.
New York: Permabooks, 1956. [Spy novel] FIRST AMERICAN SOFTCOVER EDITION. Octavo (15 x 10cm), pp.181; , advertisements. Series No. M-3084. Publisher's illustrated card covers, all edges tinted red, with printed price 25 cents. Cheap paper stock slightly toned, but better than usual. Covers are fresh and bright, one neat tear/bump..... More
London: Jonathan Cape, 1968. [James Bond Continuation] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (19 x 14cm), pp.255; . Publisher's hardback cloth in pictorial dust-jacket priced at 21s. Wraparound art by Tom Adams. Book is very clean, jacket with two short tears and a tiny amount of rubbing to crown. A particularly bright copy..... More
The Facts of Death.
London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1998. [Spy thriller] FIRST EDITION, Octavo (24 x 16cm), pp.274 . Publisher's hardcover cloth in illustrated dust-jacket. Both the book and the dust-wrapper are fine /as new. Carefully dark stored by ourselves since publication. Hubin; Crime Fiction IV. Gilbert, Jon; Ian Fleming: The Bibliography, page 613..... More
Ian Fleming's James Bond novels, the complete Great Pan 'Director' paperback series. Comprising: Casino Royale, Live and Let Die, Moonraker, Diamonds Are Forever, From Russia With Love, Dr. No, Goldfinger.
London: Pan Books, 1959-1961. [Spy thrillers] COMPLETE AS ISSUED. Seven volumes [all that were issued in this series], octavo (16 x 10 x 9cm). A vintage set of the 'Great Pan' paperbacks with the multi-coloured 'banded' covers and inset head-and-shoulders portrait of James Bond. Each volume correctly priced at 2/6..... More
The Light's on At Signpost. Memoirs of the Movies, Among Other Matters.
London: Harper Collins, 2002. [Autobiography] SIGNED FIRST EDITION. Octavo (24 x 16cm), pp.xxiv; 338. With two suites of black and white plates. Publisher's brown cloth hardcover, bronze titles, yellow endpapers, pictorial dust-wrapper priced at £18.99. Autograph of George Fraser in black ink to the title page. Signature obtained in person..... More
Never Say Never Again [original film press pack with still photos].
USA: Warner Brothers, 1983. [James Bond Films] A studio-issued press pack for 'Never Say Never Again' (1983), comprising 52pp. (text to rectos only) Production Notes; feature biographies of the key cast and filmmakers, being 28pp, Sean Connery; 8pp., Klaus Maria Brandauer; 10pp. Kim Basinger; 12pp. Barbara Carreral; 6pp. Max Von..... More
Colonel Sun. A James Bond Adventure.
London: Jonathan Cape, 1968. [James Bond] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (19 x 14cm), pp.255 . Publisher's black cloth with gilt titles to spine. Maps to endpapers. With the dust-jacket illustrated by Tom Adams priced at 21s. Trivial toning to spine panel. A clean, fine copy. The first post- Ian Fleming James..... More
Ian Fleming 28th May 1908 - 12th August 1964. An Address Given at the Memorial Service.
Westerham Press, Privately Printed, 1964. [Tribute] FIRST EDITION, the limited hardcover copy. Octavo (24 x 16cm), pp.10 . Publisher's black cloth with printed title label to upper. With the original glassine jacket. A fine copy of the book, with a very good example of the fragile wrapper (some nicks and..... More
Octopussy and the Living Daylights.
London: Jonathan Cape, 1966. [Short stories] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (19 x 13cm), pp.95. Publisher's dark grey cloth-effect paper over boards, blocked in silver, patterned grey endpapers. With the dust-jacket illustrated by Richard Chopping, with publisher's price label showing 16s / 80p. One production mark to half title else a fine..... More
The Diamond Smugglers.
London: Jonathan Cape, 1957. [True Crime] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (20 x 14cm), pp.160. Illustrated with photographs. Elegantly hand-bound in half black calf over matching cloth sides, spine gilt-lettered in six compartments with raised bands. A near fine copy in an attractive recent leather binding. Ian Fleming's first non-Bond book, and..... More
London: Jonathan Cape. 1957. [Spy Thriller] Fourth printing [New Edition]. Octavo (20 x 13cm), pp.218; , blank. Publisher's black cloth-effect paper over boards with red titles and 'Heart' design to upper, pictorial green 'playing card' dust-wrapper illustrated by Pat Marriott (uncredited on this impression). A clean, fine copy of the..... 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. Priced at 16s. to flap. A...... More
From Russia, With Love.
London: Jonathan Cape, 1957. [Thriller] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (19 x 13cm), pp.253; , blank. Elegantly hand-bound in half black oasis morocco over matching cloth sides, spine gilt-lettered in six compartments with raised bands. Contents clean (a few light, soft creases to second gathering), exterior unmarked. A near fine copy in..... More
Live and Let Die.
New York, NY: The Macmillan Company, 1955. [Thriller] FIRST US EDITION. Octavo (18 x 13cm), pp.216. Bound in original blue cloth lettered in yellow to the backstrip, upper cover blocked with 'Cock Robin Thriller' device, in the pictorial dust-wrapper designed by Leo Manso, priced at $3.00 with other prices clipped..... More
The Diamond Smugglers. With an Introduction by 'John Blaize' formerly of the International Diamond Security Organization.
New York, NY: The Macmillan Company, 1958. [True crime] FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. Octavo (21 x 14cm), pp.160. Illustrated with photos and drawings. With errors corresponding to Gilbert. Publisher's light blue cloth with titles in white to the spine, with four white circles representing diamonds stamped to upper. Black pictorial dust-jacket..... More
New York, NY: Signet Books, October 1960. [James Bond] FIRST SIGNET PAPERBACK EDITION. Signet Books' series S1850. Octavo (18 x 11cm), pp.175 . Publisher's illustrated softcovers with original price 35c to upper panel, all edges tinted red. Overseas price (3/3) rubber stamped to fly. Pages a little tanned as expected..... More
'Competition' contained within 'Alphabet and Image'. A quarterly edited by Robert Harling (September 1947).
London: Art and Technics Ltd., printed by The Shenval Press. Spring 1946 - December 1948. EARLY FLEMING IN PRINT, The complete eight numbers (all published) of this quarterly magazine of typography and graphic arts. With the all-important additional inserts (coloured order forms and three separate Stop Press notices; Fleming's contribution..... More
London: Jonathan Cape, 1955. [James Bond] FIRST EDITION, Second Impression. Octavo (19 x 13cm), pp.256. Publisher's black cloth-effect paper over boards, lettered in silver to front cover and spine. Some foxing to first and final gatherings, edges spotted, covers remain fresh and sharp. A very good copy without the scarce..... More
London: Jonathan Cape and Hodder and Stoughton, 1983. [Spy novel] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (20 x 13cm), pp.250 . Publisher's black cloth with gilt titles to spine. With the pictorial dust-jacket by Bill Botten, priced at £7.50. A little wear to jacket edges. Near fine. John Gardner's third 007 novel as..... More
Complete Paperback First Editions of Ian Fleming's James Bond 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, Octopussy and The Living Daylights (short stories).
London: Pan Books, 1955-67. [Spy fiction] All paperback First Editions. Fourteen volumes, octavo (18 x 12 x 19cm). Publisher's illustrated softcovers. All UK printings [Live and Let Die, For Your Eyes Only, OHMSS (60c), You Only Live Twice (60c) and The Man With The Golden Gun are British export copies]..... More
All Night at Mr. Stanyhurst's [two variant bindings]. Introduced by Ian Fleming.
London: Jonathan Cape, 1963. [Historical Fiction] FIRST EDITION THUS. Octavo (19 x 13cm), pp.xx; 7-197 . Publisher's binding of black textured 'Excelin' material over boards, with gilt titles to the spine, top edge tinted orange, in pictorial dust-wrapper. Together with the variant binding with a dark grey smooth-surfaced covering material..... More
'Where Shall John Go?—Jamaica' [in] 'Horizon' Magazine. Edited by Cyril Connolly Vol.16, No.96, December 1947.
London: Horizon, 2 Lansdowne Terrace, London WC1. Printed at the Curwen Press. 1947. [Literary Magazine] FIRST APPEARANCE. Octavo (22 x 14cm), pp. 299-369 . Publisher's typographic paper covers priced at 2s 6d. A little creasing/toning to spine. Near fine. Contains the first appearance of Fleming's article on Jamaica, issued as..... More
London: Jonathan Cape. 1957. [Spy Thriller] FOURTH PRINTING, a New Edition. 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 (uncredited on this impression). Some foxing..... More