London, South Kensington
13 November 2008
FLEMING, Ian (1908-64). On Her Majesty's Secret Service. London: Jonathan Cape, 1963. 8°. Half title, coloured frontispiece portrait of the author by Amherst Villiers, title printed in red and black (endpapers a little spotted, very faint marginal browning to title). Original vellum-backed black cloth with white 'ski tracks' on the upper cover, spine lettered in gilt, top edges gilt. FIRST EDITION. NUMBER 121 OF 250 COPIES SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.
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