Ian Fleming: The Bibliography.
Preface by Fergus Fleming. Foreword by Michael L. Vanblaricum. Edited by Brad Frank.
First deluxe edition, first impression. Limited to 250 numbered copies signed by Gilbert. Winner of the 16th ILAB Breslauer Prize for Bibliography in 2013. A comprehensive guide to the work of Ian Fleming, covering everything from the first draft of “Casino Royale” in 1952 to editions still in print today.
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Quarto. Original quarter bound vellum with black boards, Fleming family crest to front cover and titles to spine gilt, top edge gilt (inspired by Fleming’s own design for a limited edition of On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, Cape, 1963). With the glassine dust jacket. Housed in a black cloth slipcase with Fleming family crest in gilt to front. With black and white illustrations throughout plus four suites of eight colour plates. A fine copy.