London: Queen Anne Press, 2012. ILAB-Breslauer Prize Winner . FIRST EDITION, DELUXE LIMITED ISSUE No.98 of 250 copies, SIGNED by the author in blue ink to limitation page at rear. Royal quarto (33 x 24cm), pp.x; 692 . With black and white illustrations throughout plus four suites of eight colour plates. Set in Albertina type and printed in two colours. Handsomely bound in quarter vellum over black boards with gilt ornament, scarlet endpapers and top edge gilt - inspired by Fleming's own design for a limited edition of 'On Her Majesty's Secret Service' (Cape, 1963). Housed in a black cloth slip-case, lined in red suede, gilt-stamped with the arms of the Fleming family. Fine / as new, with publisher's advertising bookmark loosely inserted. A comprehensive guide to the work of Ian Fleming by Jon Gilbert, an expert on the literary James Bond, covering everything from the first draft of "Casino Royale" in 1952 to editions still in print today. Published by Queen Anne Press, the imprint once managed by Ian Fleming, the book includes a preface from his nephew Fergus. Item #56763
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