Lot 186
  • 186

Ian Fleming

Estimate
7,000 - 9,000 GBP
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Description

  • Ian Fleming
  • Casino Royale. Jonathan Cape, 1953
  • paper
8vo, FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, half-title, original black cloth with red heart stamped on upper board, spine lettered in red, FIRST STATE DUST-JACKET (without the Sunday Times review on the upper flap), front free endpaper torn out, some light wear to edges of jacket

Literature

Gilbert A1 (1.1)

Condition

Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate,
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Catalogue Note

A FINE COPY of the first James Bond novel. 
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