Item #66343 Best Secret Service Stories. John WELCOME, John Buchan Ian Fleming, etc., Conan Doyle, Dennis Wheatley, Somerset Maugham.
Best Secret Service Stories.

Best Secret Service Stories.

London: Faber and Faber, 1960. [Anthology of spy stories] SIGNED FIRST EDITION. Octavo (21 x 14cm), pp.256. Publisher's deep red cloth with titles in yellow to the spine, typographic dust jacket priced at 15s. With presentation note to the flyleaf; Peter & Rosemary / from / John Welcome / [underline] / 7.10.60 / [underline]. Very good indeed, in similar jacket with some toning to the spine panel. Contains an excerpt from Ian Fleming's James Bond novel 'Live and Let Die'. Fleming is also discussed at length within the introduction. This copy is from the comprehensive bibliographical archive assembled by Jon Gilbert, with pencil ownership. His encyclopaedic guide to the works of Ian Fleming (2012) won the 16th Breslauer Prize for bibliography. Item #66343

Gilbert, Jon. Ian Fleming: The Bibliography, A2a, page 81.

Price: £275.00

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