• Fine Printed Books, Manuscript auction at Christies

    Sale 5829

    Fine Printed Books, Manuscripts, Traditional Sports

    23 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 66

    FLEMING, Ian (1908-1964). From Russia with Love. London: Jonathan Cape, 1957. 8° (187 x 125mm). Original black cloth (tiny dent and slight discolouration at base of spine), dust-jacket (spine torn with loss of the word "Ian", slight losses to extremities, closed tears at back). FIRST EDITION. With 3 other first editions by Fleming:

    Price Realised  

    FLEMING, Ian (1908-1964). From Russia with Love. London: Jonathan Cape, 1957. 8° (187 x 125mm). Original black cloth (tiny dent and slight discolouration at base of spine), dust-jacket (spine torn with loss of the word "Ian", slight losses to extremities, closed tears at back). FIRST EDITION. With 3 other first editions by Fleming:

    Goldfinger. London: Cape, 1959. 8°. Original black cloth (slight discolouration at foot of spine), dust-jacket (frayed at upper edges, front cover with half inch tear, staining to lower cover, spine slightly frayed) -- Thunderball. London: Cape, 1961. 8°. (Small stain to title verso.) Original black cloth (frayed at edges, ring stain on verso) -- You Only Live Twice. London: Cape, [1964]. 8°. (A little marginal spotting.) Original black cloth, dust-jacket (rubbed and frayed at edges, small corner repair on verso). (4)


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