Set of 12 James Bond Books by Ian Fleming (UK First Editions)

Set of 12 James Bond Books by Ian Fleming (UK First Editions)

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Set of 12 of the original James Bond novels by Ian Fleming.  All books are the English first editions published by Jonathan Cape with the original dust jackets unless otherwise noted. 

Casino Royale (1953).  First Edition, 2nd Printing.  Black cloth boards stamped in red with red heart on front panel.  Very good copy in facsimile jacket.  Has some tanning/spotting to page ends.

Diamonds are Forever (1956).  First Edition, First Printing.  Black cloth boards with crosshatching and stamped in silver with diamond on front panel.  Very good copy in near fine clipped jacket.  Has some scratches/dents to boards.  Name on pastedown and one word whited out on flyleaf top right corner.  Jacket is from a later printing circa 1961.

From Russia with Love (1957).  First Edition, First Printing.  Black cloth boards stamped in silver and red with gun and rose embossed on front panel.  Very good copy in very good minus un-clipped jacket.  Inscription on flyleaf.  Spotting to page ends. 

Dr. No (1958).  First Edition, First Printing.  Black cloth boards stamped in silver.  Lacks the embossed woman to front cover.  Priority not determined.  Very good copy in near fine un-clipped jacket.  Later jacket circa 1961.  Spotting to page ends and a vertical spot/stain on flyleaf. 

Goldfinger (1959).  First Edition, First Printing.  Black cloth boards stamped in gold with embossed skull on front panel.  Second state book lacking extra line on skull.  Very good plus copy in very good minus un-clipped jacket. 

For Your Eyes Only (1960).  First Edition, First Printing.  Black cloth boards stamped in gold with white eye on front panel.  First page has been cut out.  Very good copy in very good un-clipped jacket.  Has some light tanning to flyleafs and tape residue to back pastedown.

Thunderball (1961).  First Edition, First Printing.  Black cloth boards stamped in gold with skeleton hand embossed on front panel.  Very good copy in very good un-clipped jacket.  Spotting to page ends/pastedowns.

The Spy Who Loved Me (1962).  First Edition, First Printing.  Black cloth boards stamped in silver with knife embossed on front panel.  Very good copy in very good un-clipped jacket.  Slight spine lean with spotting to page ends.

On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1963).  First Edition, First Printing.  Black cloth boards stamped in silver.  Very good copy in very good un-clipped jacket.  Light spotting to page ends.

You Only Live Twice (1964).  First Edition, First Printing.  Black cloth boards stamped in gold and silver with embossed Japanese letters to front panel.  Second state book with statement of “Published March 1964”.  Very good copy in very good jacket.  Has price blacked out but un-clipped.

The Man with the Golden Gun (1965).  First Edition, First Printing.  Black cloth boards stamped in gold.  Second state book lacking embossed gun to front panel.  Fine copy in fine clipped jacket.  Some very light spotting to page ends.

Octopussy and The Living Daylights (1966).  First Edition, First Printing.  Black cloth boards stamped in gold.  A fine copy in a very good plus clipped jacket.  Jacket has both corners clipped, the top corner a rather large clip. 

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