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The Book Of Bond, Or Every Man His Own 007 (Writing as Bill Tanner).
London: Jonathan Cape, 1965. FIRST EDITION. Small octavo (18 x 14cm). Publisher's black cloth, gilt endpapers. Illustrated throughout. With Raymond Hawkey-designed 'reversible' book-jacket for work in the field; the pictorial dust-wrapper can be rapidly disguised as a bible. A fine copy in clean, bright jacket, with a couple of faint..... 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
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
The James Bond Dossier.
London: Jonathan Cape, 1965. [Reference critique] UNCORRECTED PROOF COPY IN PROOF-ONLY JACKET. Octavo (18 x 13cm), pp.159; , blank. Publisher's paper covers, with pictorial proof dust-wrapper (entirely unclipped and with original setting of the text) with design based on the familiar 'trompe l'oeil' art which decorated the Ian Fleming first..... More
The Festival of Britain Exhibition of Books. Arranged by the National Book League at the Victoria & Albert Museum.
London: Published for the National Book League by the Cambridge University Press, no date . [Exhibition Catalogue] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (22 x 14cm), pp.224. Publisher's plain soft covers, titled to upper. A little toned, with heavy spotting to covers, and some light handling. Blue pencil 'IF' to front over. Very..... More
The Book Collector: Ian Fleming and Book Collecting [a special issue]. Edited by James Fergusson; Consultant Editor, Nicolas Barker.
London: The Collector Limited, 2017. [Literary Journal] Vol. 66, No.1, Spring 2017. Octavo, pp.288. A bumper number (profusely illustrated), in gold wrappers, SIGNED by contributor Jon Gilbert (p.182). A fine, unread copy. To celebrate its 65th anniversary, The Book Collector magazine devoted its Spring 2017 issue to Ian Fleming, who..... More
The Book Collector. Autumn 2020. Edited by James Fleming.
Cirencester: The Collector Ltd., 2020. [Literary Journal] Vol. 69, No.3, Autumn 2020. Octavo, with illustrations (some in colour). Bound in the publisher's red-coloured softcovers with text printed in white and black. Fine/as new. This number contains a SIGNED review of biographer John Pearson's book 'Ian Fleming The Notes', by the..... More
The Book Collector. Spring 2021. Edited by James Fleming.
Cirencester: The Collector Ltd., 2021. [Literary Journal] Vol. 70, No.1, Spring 2021. Octavo, with illustrations (some in colour). Bound in the publisher's purple-coloured softcovers with text printed in white and black. Trivial handling; fine. This number contains James Pickard's review of 'Ian Fleming and James Bond' by Jon Gilbert'... More
London: Jonathan Cape, 2009. [Autobiography] SIGNED FIRST EDITION. Royal quarto (31 x 24cm), pp.224. With a foreword by Maurice Sendak, and an introduction by Brian Alderson. Illustrated in colour throughout. Signed by the author in black marker to title page. Publisher's burgundy cloth with gilt titles to spine. With the..... More
These Horned Islands. A Journal of Japan.
London: Collins, 1962. FIRST EDITION, and PROOF COPY of the First Edition. 2 vols. Original publisher's red cloth in pictorial jacket, proof in red soft covers with printed label to upper. Both in very good condition (jacket a little spotted, neat inscription). Contents clean, no inscriptions, fleyleaf as pastedown (a..... More
[POSTER] Bond Bound. Ian Fleming and the Art of Cover Design.
UK: Printed by Empress, London, 2008. [James Bond book design] Advertising poster for the 'Bond Bound' touring exhibition, held during the Ian Fleming Centenary year. Typographic style, designed by Webb and Webb (a photographic version was also produced). Approximate dimensions 33 x 23 inches, on heavyweight paperstock. Rolled. Fine/as new..... More
The Kemsley Manual of Journalism.
London: Cassell 1950. [Reference] FIRST EDITION. Illustrated quarto (25 x 19cm), pp.i-xiv; 424; xvi-xlvi, advertisements. Publisher's cloth, gilt titles to spine, dust-jacket with printed price of 25'-net. Some spotting to top edge. Wrapper lightly handled, spine toned with some chips to head and tail and one small hole to same..... More
'James Bond and the Book Collector' within The Book Collector. Spring 2014.
London: The Collector Limited, 2014. [Literary Journal] Vol. 63, No.1, Spring 2014. Octavo, pp.168. Illustrated, in green card wrappers, with accompanying loose index for previous volume. Includes the article 'Bond and the Book Collector' by Nicolas Barker OBE, being a lengthy review of Jon Gilbert's Ian Fleming Bibliography, SIGNED by..... More
The Man With The Golden Typewriter. Ian Fleming's James Bond Letters.
London: Bloomsbury, 2015. [Letters] Edited by Fergus Fleming. SIGNED FIRST EDITION. Octavo (25 x 16cm), pp.391; . Black hardcovers blocked in gilt, red endpapers, pictorial dust-jacket priced at £25. With black and white photographs. Autographed by Fergus Fleming in ink to the title page. An unread / as-new copy. Signed..... More
The Life of Ian Fleming. Creator of James Bond.
London: Jonathan Cape, 1966. [Literary Biography] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (25 x 16cm), pp.352, with sixteen pages of photographic plates, red top-stain, pictorial dust-wrapper priced at 36s. Discreet signature to flyleaf, jacket with a couple of neat tears to rear plus the usual laminate shrinkage at joints. Still a presentable, near..... More
Zur Chirurgie des Herzens und des Herzbeutels, in 'Archiv fur Klinische Chirurgie'.
Berlin: Verlag von August Hirshwald 1907. Pp.904. Original printed wrappers. Prof. Dr. Rehn's treatise appears on pp.723-778. A fine copy, in a folding protective case with gilt-titled orange leather label to spine and gilt crest to upper (some wear to box). This is an account of the first successful suture..... More
[James Bond] Ian Fleming. Sixty Years of 007 [within Fine Books and Collections].
Chapel Hill, NC: Journalistic, Inc. / Webb C. Howell, Spring 2013. Magazine format in pictorial glossy photographic covers, perfect bound. pp.64. Illustrated with colour photographs throughout. Original price $5.95. Fine / as new. Includes a three-page article 'The Birth of Bond', celebrating the 60th anniversary of the novel Casino Royale..... More
Ian Fleming: The Book Collector.
London: The Book Collector / Queen Anne Press, 2017. Ten monographs, SIGNED LETTERPRESS EDITIONS, being the FIRST SEPARATE PRINTING. 10 vols., slim octavo (26 x 18cm), limited variously to 60 or 120 copies, each hand-numbered and signed by James and Fergus Fleming. Finely printed on 150gsm Bockingford paper and bound..... More
My Uncle Ian.
London: Queen Anne Press, 2017. SIGNED LIMITED EDITION, being the first separate edition. Black card wrappers, printed paper label. Edition limited to 125 numbered copies signed by the author (publisher of The Book Collector) and his brother Fergus (co-publisher at Queen Anne Press). Article reprinted from the Spring 2017 special..... More
Ian Fleming and James Bond. Manuscripts in The Schøyen Collection Series 32. [Red]
Royal Tunbridge Wells: Adrian Harrington Ltd., 2020. [Literary and film Reference] 'RED' edition, SIGNED by the author. Quarto (30 x 22cm), pp.292, printed on Munken Lynx paper. Illustrated throughout in black and white, with a colour frontispiece and 32 colour plates. Bound in full graphite buckram, blocked in two-colour metallic..... More
Ian Fleming and James Bond. Manuscripts in The Schøyen Collection Series 32. [Silver]
Royal Tunbridge Wells: Adrian Harrington Ltd., 2020. [Literary and film Reference] 'SILVER' edition, SIGNED by the author. Quarto (30 x 22cm), pp.292, printed on Munken Lynx paper. Illustrated throughout in black and white, with a colour frontispiece and 32 colour plates. Bound in full graphite buckram, blocked in two-colour metallic..... More
Ian Fleming. A Catalogue.
London: Adrian Harrington Ltd, 2013. ISBN: 978-0-9576041-0-0. Published April 2013. Hardcover edition limited to 100 copies, this being no.50. Quarto (35 x 22cm), p.80. With eight colour plate sections and numerous black and white illustrations within the text. Bound in publisher's dark green cloth, lettered to the spine and covers..... More
Ian Fleming: The Bibliography.
London: Queen Anne Press, 2017. SIGNED by the author. Royal quarto (33 x 22cm), with black and white illustrations throughout plus four suites of eight colour plates. Set in Albertina type and printed in two colours. Elegantly bound in full green cloth with black endpapers, gilt lettering and ornament. Fine/new..... More
Ian Fleming: The Bibliography. [In Custom Slipcase].
London: Queen Anne Press, 2017. Royal quarto, with black and white illustrations throughout plus four suites of eight colour plates. Set in Albertina type and printed in two colours. Elegantly bound in full green cloth with black endpapers, gilt lettering and ornament. SIGNED by the author. Supplied with a felt..... 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