Lot 48: Fleming (Ian) - Casino Royale,
April 11, 2014
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Fleming (Ian) - Casino Royale,
first edition, original boards, near-fine, first issue dust-jacket without the Times review, very short closed tear to foot of lower flap, small chip to foot of lower panel, some light rubbing to head and foot, but overall a near-fine copy , [Gilbert A1a.1], 8vo, 1953. An exceptional copy of Fleming's first book, the novel that introduced the character of James Bond to the world.