Item #64292 'Thunderball' (A James Bond Spy Thriller) contained within 'Argosy' magazine for men. Volume 353, Number 6, December 1961. Ian Lancaster FLEMING.
'Thunderball' (A James Bond Spy Thriller) contained within 'Argosy' magazine for men. Volume 353, Number 6, December 1961.
'Thunderball' (A James Bond Spy Thriller) contained within 'Argosy' magazine for men. Volume 353, Number 6, December 1961.
'Thunderball' (A James Bond Spy Thriller) contained within 'Argosy' magazine for men. Volume 353, Number 6, December 1961.

'Thunderball' (A James Bond Spy Thriller) contained within 'Argosy' magazine for men. Volume 353, Number 6, December 1961.

Ohio and New York: Popular Publications, Incorporated., December 1961. [Men's Magazine] FIRST US PERIODICAL APPEARANCE. Magazine format (28 x 22cm), pp.144. In pictorial paper wraps. Original price: 50 cents. The novel 'Thunderball' is advertised on the front cover as an 'extra book bonus' and appears on pages 128–44, with a sepia-toned frontispiece illustration by Gil Cohen. Postal label to upper, chip to corner of rear cover else a fine copy, housed in a gilt-titled protective hardback cloth case. An abridged version published shortly after the book-form edition. This is the first American periodical appearance and the first US illustrated edition. Scarce. Item #64292

GILBERT, Jon, 'Ian Fleming: The Bibliography', A9b, p.319.

Price: £395.00

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