Lot 41: 3 Books: James Bond Blofeld Trilogy, in djs.
December 1, 2016
Falls Church, VA, USALive Auction
Description: Fleming, Ian. 3 James Bond titles, together comprising the Blofeld trilogy. The 8th, 10th, and 11th James Bond books, Blofeld not having appeared in Fleming's 9th book. Lon: Jonathan Cape. 8vo. ++ THUNDERBALL. (1961). 1st edition, 15s Net dj price. Original black texturized paper simulating cloth with skeletons hand embossed in blind on front cover. Gilt lettering on spine. Tear (less than 1 inch) to upper left of rear dj panel, otherwise near fine. ++ YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE. 1st edition, 2nd state of c-page (First Published March 1964, the month having been omitted from the 1st state). Titles and headlines of Chapters 6-7 (pp74-95) are Tiger, Tiger! and The Death Collector and dj price is 16s. net. Black texturized paper simulating cloth with gilt Japanese characters on front cover and silver lettering on spine. Patterned eps. Near fine in very good dj with short tears to djs corners and spine ends. ++ ON HER MAJESTYS SECRET SERVICE. 1st edition (First Published 1963, dj price is 16s. net.). Black texturized paper simulating cloth lettered in silver; near fine. Dj very good with creasing around top of djs spine. 2.5 Lb.