Description[James Bond]. Ian Fleming. On Her Majesty's Secret Service. London: Jonathan Cape, . First edition, uncorrected proof, one of 500 printed. Octavo. 288 pages. Publisher's printed wrappers. Spine leaning, spine and edges of wrappers toned and rubbed, some wear and creasing to spine, minor soiling to wrappers, rear wrapper creased at top. Ink ownership signature on front wrapper verso, front hinge starting, light staining on edges with a few affecting outer margins, several places over-opened. Overall, a very good copy.
"The proof of On Her Majesty's Secret Service has more errors and required more amendments than any other Fleming title, both in terms of careless composition and poor spelling..." Gilbert A.11.a. From the James Bond collection of Gary Firuta.
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