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On Her Majesty's Secret Service by  Ian Fleming - First - 1963 - from Fine Book Cellar Limited ABA ILAB PBFA (SKU: 1476183138978)

On Her Majesty's Secret Service

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On Her Majesty's Secret Service

by Fleming, Ian

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  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Near Fine/Near Fine
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About This Item

First edition, first impression (Jonathan Cape, 1963).

Publisher's original black cloth with lettering to spine in gilt. A little spotting to top edge, but a lovely and clean near fine book otherwise, in a near fine and unclipped dust jacket with just a hint of rubbing in places to extremities and a little toning to spine panel.

An excellent example.

Synopsis

A Lancia Spyder with its hood down tore past him, cut in cheekily across his bonnet and pulled away, the sexy boom of its twin exhausts echoing back at him. It was a girl driving, a girl with a shocking pink scarf tied round her hair. And if there was one thing that set James Bond really moving, it was being passed at speed by a pretty girl. When Bond rescues a beautiful, reckless girl from self-destruction, he finds himself with a lead on one of the most dangerous men in the world—Ernst Stavro Blofeld, the head of SPECTRE. In the snow-bound fastness of his Alpine base, Blofeld is conducting research that could threaten the safety of the world. To thwart the evil genius, Bond must get himself and the vital information he has gathered out of the base and keep away from SPECTRE's agents.

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book dealer
Fine Book Cellar Limited ABA ILAB PBFA GB (GB)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
1476183138978
Title
On Her Majesty's Secret Service
Author
Fleming, Ian
Book condition
second hand - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
First
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Jonathan Cape
Date Published
1963
Keywords
Fleming, On Her Majesty's Secret Service, First
Bookseller catalogs
Modern First Editions; Books to Film; Ian Fleming;

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Fine Book Cellar Limited ABA ILAB PBFA

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About Fine Book Cellar Limited ABA ILAB PBFA

We are an online book store specialising in modern first editions and are a full member of the ABA, ILAB and PBFA. Visit our website at www.finebookcellar.com.

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gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in... [more]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched... [more]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps... [more]
fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the... [more]
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf.... [more]

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