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    First Edition James Bond, Inscribed by Ian Fleming

    Ian Fleming. On Her Majesty's Secret Service. London: Jonathan Cape, [1963]. First edition. Inscribed by Fleming, "To / my dear friend / Henry / from / Ian Fleming" on the front free endpaper. Octavo. 288 pages. Publisher's black cloth with white stamped design on front and silver stamped titles on spine. Moderate rubbing to the extremities. Dust jacket has some darkening along edges and spine. Modest soiling to rear panel. There are two one-eighth-inch tears on bottom edge of rear panel. Housed in a beautiful custom clamshell box by The Dragonfly Bindery. The box front reproduces an image of a shield from front panel of dust jacket in intricate, multicolored leathers. A near fine copy of the eleventh Bond novel.

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2012
    8th Wednesday
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