Item #66391 Ian Fleming. The Man Behind James Bond. Andrew LYCETT, born 1950.
Ian Fleming. The Man Behind James Bond.
Ian Fleming. The Man Behind James Bond.
Ian Fleming. The Man Behind James Bond.
Ian Fleming. The Man Behind James Bond.

Ian Fleming. The Man Behind James Bond.

Atlanta, GA: Turner Publishing, 1995. [Literary biography] FIRST US EDITION. REVIEW COPY, with extensive notes and ephemera including an AUTOGRAPH POSTCARD. Octavo (23 x 15cm), pp.x; 486. With photographic plates. Publisher's two-tone hardcovers cloth blocked in gilt to spine, black endpapers, pictorial dust-wrapper priced at $24.95. Near fine (read for review). A fascinating file copy. Autograph material relating to Andrew Lycett is scarce. From the library of Anthony Lejeune, (1928-2018), detective novelist, critic, editor, broadcaster, and crime correspondent hired by Ian Fleming at The Sunday Times. [Together with] Publisher's promotional postcard with manuscript note to reverse "Dear Anthony, I have just read your thoughtful (and generous) notice of my book in the National Review... Best wishes, Andrew". [And] 4pp. typed review with covering letter to David Klinghoffer, Literary editor of the National Review. [And] Business card of Klinghoffer. [And] 3pp. preliminary draft corrected by Lejeune. [And] 5pp. revised draft corrected by Lejeune. [And] Two TLS from The Tablet. [And] two sheets of notes for the review. [And] Collection of associated newclippings. Item #66391

Ian Fleming The Bibliography, p.592.

Price: £675.00