Book #15588

On Her Majesty's Secret Service - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Ian Fleming
On Her Majesty's Secret Service - 1st Edition/1st Printing
On Her Majesty's Secret Service - 1st Edition/1st Printing
On Her Majesty's Secret Service - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo ; [8], 9-288 pages
Publisher: London: Jonathan Cape, 1963.

A handsome first edition/first printing in Fine condition in Nearly Fine, slightly rubbed dust-wrapper showing only very little sunning on spine, much less than usually observed.

Fleming's first James Bond novel published after the start of the official film series.

Bond is convinced SPECTRE no longer exists, and is frustrated at being unable to locate Blofeld so much so that he actually prepares a letter of resignation for M. Meanwhile, Bond comes across a beautiful, suicidal young woman named Teresa di Vicenzo—by thwarting her suicide drowning.

Basis for the only James Bond movie starring George Lazenby as James Bond and Bond Girl Diana Rigg as Tracy di Vicenzo.

Price: $1,400.00

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.