London: Queen Anne Press, 2012. ILAB-Breslauer Prize Winner . Deluxe edition, SIGNED by the author, this being one of a small number of copies marked 'For Presentation' and additionally SIGNED by Ian Fleming's niece and nephew (publishers of this volume). 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. A fine copy. 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 #53796
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