Book #15227

You Only Live Twice - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Ian Fleming
You Only Live Twice - 1st Edition/1st Printing. Ian Fleming.

Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo ; 255, [1] pages
Publisher: London: Jonathan Cape, 1964.

A very handsome first printing of the first edition (stating "first Published 1964" versus the second state "March 1964") in Fine condition with crisp edges, boards with bright colors in very Nearly Fine dust-wrapper, showing only little wear.

"When Ernst Stavro Blofeld blasted into eternity the girl whom James Bond had married only hours before, the heart, the zest for life, went out of Bond" (from the dust-jacket).

Basis for the James Bond movie with Sean Connery and Karin Dor as Bond-Girl Helga Brandt. This film is the first Bond movie to deviate from the source material. Other than the Japanese setting, and several characters, the two stories are very different.

Price: $1,490.00

Author Bio

Ian Fleming

Ian Lancaster Fleming (May 28, 1908 - August 12, 1964) was a British author, journalist and Second World War Navy Commander. Fleming is best remembered for creating the character of James Bond and chronicling his adventures in twelve novels and nine short stories. Additionally, Fleming wrote the children's story Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and two non-fiction books.