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    The Only Signed Limited Edition by Ian Fleming

    Ian Fleming [ James Bond ]. On Her Majesty's Secret Service. London: Jonathan Cape, [1963]. First edition, one of 250 copies signed by Fleming (this is copy number 205) on the verso of the special title page. Octavo. 288 pages. With inserted color frontispiece portrait. Publisher's quarter vellum over black cloth boards, front board stamped in white, boards ruled in gilt, spine lettered in gilt. In later protective plastic dust wrapper. Spine a bit browned at edges, front corners bumped, some rubbing to binding, one soiling mark on title page and verso, text toned at edges, several pages near the end are soiled, as well as the rear endleaves. Barely skewed. Still, a near fine copy. From the James Bond collection of Gary Firuta.
    Gilbert A.11.a.


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    November, 2015
    4th-5th Wednesday-Thursday
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