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Book Description

Size Royal 4to, 736pp with more than 1,000 Illustrations including colour sections [4 suites of eight colour plates]. With tipped in errata slip. This Deluxe Edition is "A Special Edition of 250 numbered copies, quarter-bound with gold ornament following Fleming's own design for a limited edition of On her Majesty's Secret Service, has been bound by Ludlow Bookbinders " COPY NUMBER 240, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR [in blue ink to limitation page at rear - see image]. Set in ten point Albertina type and printed in two colours on Munken paper. Bound in 1/4 vellum over black boards gilt, scarlet endpapers. With original Glassine Dust Wrapper and housed in a black cloth slip-case, lined in red suede, gilt-stamped with the arms of the Fleming family. *** As New - a fine copy PLUS Ian Fleming a catalogue copiled by Jon Gilbert, a selection of material for sale, spring/summer 2013. 30cm x 21cm, 80pp, Illustrations in Colour & Black-and-White. Signed by Jon Gilbert,. Green Wrappers [paperback]. Condition Used - Like New. *** PLEASE NOTE THAT THE BOOK IS HEAVEY - SO THERE WILL BE ADDITIONAL POSTAGE FOR OVERSEAS CUSTOMERS.
Dealer Notes
The Bibliography covers every aspect of Fleming’s writing, from the manuscript stage, through typescripts, uncorrected proofs, advance and review copies, first and subsequent impressions, paperback printings, omnibus and collected editions, as well as periodical appearances, comic strip adaptations, young reader and large print editions published in Britain and America. "The ILAB Breslauer Prize for Bibliography, awarded every four years to the most outstanding scholarly book about books - is one of the most prestigious prizes in the field of bibliography - has honoured Jon Gilbert with the 16th Prize for his outstanding and superb bibliography on Ian Fleming and his works".
Author Gilbert, Jon
Binding Hardback with glassine dust jacket in slipcase
Publisher London, Queen Anne Press, October 2012 & Adrian Harrington Ltd., 2013
Condition Like New
Pages 736pp

Price: £950.00

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