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  1. 121403

    Dr No.

    London: 1958

    First edition, first impression, second state. This copy is in the second state binding, with the "Honeychile" silhouette printed on the front board in a dark reddish-brown, in conformity with other titles in the series with designs on the front board. There is no priority in this state. Learn More
    £2,250

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  2. 131223
    First edition, first impression. This novel is the only Bond book to be written in the first person, presented as the testimony of a 23-year-old Canadian woman with whom Bond has an ill-fated affair. In furtherance of this pretence, Vivienne Michel gets a spurious credit on the title page as co-author. Learn More
    £1,000

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  3. 131218
    First edition, first impression, second issue (with trace of the publisher's overprice label removed from the front flap of the dust jacket). The first novel in the Blofeld trilogy, Thunderball introduces the criminal organisation SPECTRE and its leader Ernst Stavro Blofeld. Learn More
    £950

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  4. 131183
    First edition, first impression, of the eleventh Bond novel, based on Japanese material that Fleming had gathered on his five-week foreign jaunt on behalf of the Sunday Times, the basis of his non-fiction Thrilling Cities (1963). It was the last Bond story published in his lifetime. This is the second state with textual... Learn More
    £375

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  5. 131187
    First edition, first impression, third issue jacket with the publisher's overprice sticker on the front flap of 16s and 80 pence. This is the final James Bond book by Fleming, published two years after the author's death. The book comprises two stories, both later adapted into Bond movies: Octopussy in 1983, starring Roger... Learn More
    £275

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  6. 131157
    First edition, first impression, of the seventh book in the James Bond series, adapted into the film starring Sean Connery in 1964. Learn More
    £2,500

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  7. 131173
    First edition, first impression. Rather than a full-length novel, For Your Eyes Only was Fleming's first collection of short stories. Apart from the titular story, the collection includes "From a View To a Kill", "Quantum of Solace", "Risico", and "The Hildebrand Rarity". Learn More
    £750

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  8. 131104
    First edition, first impression. This novel is the only Bond book to be written in the first person, presented as the testimony of a 23-year-old Canadian woman with whom Bond has an ill-fated affair. In furtherance of this pretence, Vivienne Michel gets a spurious credit on the title page as co-author. Learn More
    £600

    Stock Code: 131104

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  9. 124901
    First edition, first impression, first issue, first state, with the gilt gun design to the front cover, a design in line with the binding of other Bond novels, whereby a device was stamped onto the front cover. This gun device was abandoned, however, very early in the binding run for economic reasons. It is the final Bond... Learn More
    £9,000

    Stock Code: 124901

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  10. 130967
    First edition, first impression. Rather than a full-length novel, For Your Eyes Only was Fleming's first collection of short stories. Apart from the titular story, the collection includes "From a View To a Kill", "Quantum of Solace", "Risico", and "The Hildebrand Rarity". Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 130967

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  11. 130814

    Dr No.

    London: 1958

    Dr. No is sixth novel in the James Bond series, and was the first to be turned..."> First edition, first impression, first state binding (Gilbert's variant A), without the "Honeychile" silhouette; the silhouette was later added to bring it in line with other titles in the series which bore designs on the front board. Dr. No is sixth novel in the James Bond series, and was the first to be turned... Learn More
    £1,750

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  12. 130809
    First edition, first impression. Rather than a full-length novel, For Your Eyes Only was Fleming's first collection of short stories. Apart from the titular story, the collection includes "From a View To a Kill", "Quantum of Solace", "Risico", and "The Hildebrand Rarity". Learn More
    £1,000

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  13. 88362
    A fine correspondence revealing the typically tempestuous relationship, with hints of sadomasochism, between the young Fleming and his Austrian girlfriend, Edith Maria Thonet (née von Morpurgo) (1904-1988). Her father was the aristocratic Viennese architect, Robert Guido Elio Freiherr von Morpurgo (1872-1941); her mother... Learn More
    £32,500

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  14. 120581
    First edition, first impression, of the 11th book in the James Bond series, featuring a reappearance of Blofeld and SPECTRE, linking it to the plot of Thunderball (1961). It was adapted for film in 1969, featuring George Lazenby. Learn More
    £875

    Stock Code: 120581

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  15. 130317
    First edition, first impression. This novel is the only Bond book to be written in the first person, presented as the testimony of a 23-year-old Canadian woman with whom Bond has an ill-fated affair. In furtherance of this pretence, Vivienne Michel gets a spurious credit on the title page as co-author. Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 130317

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  16. 130205
    First edition, first impression, one of two variant states, printed on thicker paper stock and with the word "shoot" on page 10 correctly printed. The entire first impression (containing both "shoot" and "shoo" states) was issued on 7 April 1955. Learn More
    £5,000

    Stock Code: 130205

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  17. 129269
    First edition, first impression. Octopussy and The Living Daylights was the final James Bond book by Fleming, published two years after the author's death, and comprised two stories, both later adapted into Bond movies: Octopussy in 1983, starring Roger Moore, and The Living Daylights in 1987, starring Timothy Dalton. Learn More
    £200

    Stock Code: 129269

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  18. 129601
    First edition, first impression, of the fourth Bond novel, adapted into a film starring Sean Connery in 1971. Learn More
    £2,000

    Stock Code: 129601

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  19. .
    First edition, first impression, first state dust jacket (without the Sunday Times review on the inner front flap). "According to the Cape archives, 4,760 sets of sheets of the first printing were delivered, but only 4,728 copies were bound up. Many of these went to public libraries and we believe that less than half of... Learn More
    £50,000

    Stock Code: 111955

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  20. 127788
    First edition, first impression, one of two variant states, printed on thicker paper stock and with the word "shoot" on page 10 correctly printed. The entire first impression (containing both "shoot" and "shoo" states) was issued on 7 April 1955. Learn More
    £3,500

    Stock Code: 127788

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  21. 115716comp
    First edition, first impression. Presentation copy, inscribed by Fleming on the front free endpaper: "To Kay with all my love, from Ian." The recipient was Fleming's aunt (his mother's sister), Mrs Kathleen St Croix Rose. Learn More
    £12,500

    Stock Code: 115716

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  22. From Russia, With Love.
    First edition, first impression. With the author's signed presentation inscription to the front free endpaper, "To R. Singleton-Ward In (I hope) Gratitude. Ian Fleming 1957". The recipient was the writer and physiotherapist Richard Singleton-Ward. The anticipation of gratitude expressed in the inscription is most likely... Learn More
    £37,500

    Stock Code: 101918

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  23. 123108
    First edition, first impression, of the ninth Bond book. Ian Fleming's novel Thunderball incorporated material from an unproduced screenplay he had worked on in 1958 in collaboration with Kevin McClory, Jack Whittingham, and Ivar Bryce, with the result that Fleming found himself in a well-publicised case in the High Court... Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 123108

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  24. 125159
    First edition, first impression. Rather than a full-length novel, For Your Eyes Only was Fleming's first collection of short stories. Apart from the titular story, the collection includes "From a View To a Kill", "Quantum of Solace", "Risico", and "The Hildebrand Rarity". Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 125159

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  25. 126541
    First edition, first impression. Rather than a full-length novel, For Your Eyes Only was Fleming's first collection of short stories. Apart from the titular story, the collection includes "From a View To a Kill", "Quantum of Solace", "Risico", and "The Hildebrand Rarity". Learn More
    £2,250

    Stock Code: 126541

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  26. 118707
    First edition, wrappered issue. The South African poet and novelist William Plomer had been publisher's reader for Jonathan Cape from 1937. He was instrumental in the publication of Fleming's work and the dedicatee of Goldfinger. A limited hardcover issue was also produced. Learn More
    £400

    Stock Code: 118707

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  27. 127801

    Dr No.

    London: 1958

    First edition, first impression, second state binding with Honeychile's silhouette (no priority of issue). The sixth novel in the James Bond series, and the first to be turned into a film, starring Sean Connery, in 1962. Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 127801

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  28. 121002
    First edition, limited hardcover issue, one of 50 copies. An address given at the memorial for Ian Fleming, by the South African poet and novelist William Plomer. Plomer had been a publisher's reader for Jonathan Cape from 1937; he was instrumental in the publication of Fleming's work and the dedicatee of Goldfinger. Learn More
    £750

    Stock Code: 121002

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  29. 125565detail
    First editions, first impressions, of John Gardner's James Bond novels. Gardner succeeded Kingsley Amis as the author of the James Bond continuation novels and went on to write 14 original Bond novels and novelisations of the films Licence to Kill (1989) and GoldenEye (1995). Scorpius (1988) was the first Bond book to not... Learn More
    £1,500

    Stock Code: 125565

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  30. 125170
    First edition, first impression. Written under a pseudonym, Amis's tongue-in-cheek work is a manual for prospective agents to live like James Bond, wittily illustrated with examples from the Fleming canon. The dust jacket is reversible, entitled on the verso as The Bible to be Read as Literature - a play on a scene in Goldfinger,... Learn More
    £150

    Stock Code: 125170

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  31. 124681
    First edition of this Bond pastiche, superbly inscribed by Fleming to his close friend Richard Hughes on the front cover, "Dikko - Ouch! Ian", and with a mark in his hand next to the title of the Bond story. Richard Hughes was a good friend of Fleming's and the dedicatee of You Only Live Twice (published in 1964). In 1959,... Learn More
    £9,750

    Stock Code: 124681

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  32. 89975
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £50

    Stock Code: 89975

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  33. 1
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £100

    Stock Code: 85684

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  34. Thrilling Cities.
    First edition, first impression. The dedication copy, inscribed by the author on the title page, "To 'a man called "CD" ' from Ian". The printed author's note reads "Nothing remains but to dedicate this biased, cranky but at least zestful hotchpotch to my friends and colleagues on The Sunday Times in London and abroad, and... Learn More
    £10,000

    Stock Code: 76459

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  35. 28453
    First Edition, First Impression. Learn More
    £40

    Stock Code: 28453

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  36. 21184
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £40

    Stock Code: 21184

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  37. 20875
    £50

    Stock Code: 20875

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