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    Sale 2011

    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    12 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 193

    FLEMING, Ian. The Man with the Golden Gun. London: Jonathan Cape, 1965.

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    FLEMING, Ian. The Man with the Golden Gun. London: Jonathan Cape, 1965.

    8o. Original black boards, decorated and lettered in gilt; pictorial dust jacket after a design by Richard Chopping; black morocco slipcase with reproduction of Fleming's signature and "007" gilt-lettered.

    FIRST EDITION, in the primary binding with the gold gun design on front cover. Fleming wrote The Man with the Golden Gun during the last stages of his illness, and could only work for about an hour at a time. He died on August 11, 1964. This book was published posthumously.


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