By Ian Fleming
London   Jonathan Cape
8" by 5.5" v, 221pp
A smart first edition of Ian Fleming's final novel in the James Bond series, published posthumously.
By Ian Fleming

1965 The Man with the Golden Gun

London   Jonathan Cape
8" by 5.5" v, 221pp
A smart first edition of Ian Fleming's final novel in the James Bond series, published posthumously.
£365.00
: 0.5kgs / : 793J25

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Description

First Edition, Publishers' Original Binding, With Dustwrapper

'The Man with the Golden Gun' is the best-selling final novel of Fleming's Bond series. The work follows Bond as he seeks to assassinate Francisco Scaramanga, the 'Man with the Golden Gun'. It was adapted in 1974, featuring Roger Moore as Bond and Christopher Lee as the villain.

Ian Fleming (1908-1964) was a British journalist, intelligence officer and writer. His 'James Bond' series is one of the most influential pieces of spy fiction, having sold over one hundred million copies worldwide. It has spanned an extremely popular film series, featuring seven actors starring as the titular character. 

In the second state binding, as is most common with this work. 

Complete with the original Richard Chopping dustwrapper.

Previous owner's ink signature to the front free-endpaper. 

A smart example of this influential Bond work.

This copy came from the library at Julians Park, Hertfordshire, the previous home of Audrey Pleydell-Bouverie (1902-1968). She was an English socialite and through her mother was the illegitimate granddaughter of King Edward VII.

Condition

In the publisher's original cloth binding. Externally, very smart, with slight bumping to head and tail of spine and a mark to the front board. Unclipped dust wrapper is very smart with light rubbing to the head and tail of spine. Small spot to the rear of wrap. Very small closed tear to the head of spine. Previous owner's ink signature to the front free-endpaper. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are generally bright. Spotting to the fore-edge affecting occasional pages.

Very Good Indeed

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