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Ian Fleming The Book Collector

Queen Anne Press

2017

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Deluxe limited edition and one of a handful of copies marked out of series, first hardcover edition of Ian Fleming The Book Collector.

  • James Fleming, Fergus Fleming, John Cork, Jon Gilbert and others (British).
  • Edited by James Fergusson (British).
  • Consultant Editor, Nicolas Barker (British).
  • London: Queen Anne Press, 2017.
  • Signed by Fergus Fleming, co-publisher at Queen Anne Press, and his brother James publisher of The Book Collector, Ian Fleming's nephews and additionally signed by Fleming bibliographer Jon Gilbert, all three authors have written essays contained herein.
  • pp.x;150; [viii] Endmatter.
  • Octavo.
  • Numerous pages of illustrations, some in color, several not used in the original journal publication.
  • Deluxe copies include an exclusive insert within a map-pocket at the rear, reproducing the 1957 promotional leaflet written by Ian Fleming and designed by his friend Robert Harling.
  • Bound in publisher’s half black buckram over comb-marbled boards, yellow endpapers cloth with gilt lettering and ornament, black endpapers, contrasting red and black end-bands.


To celebrate its 65th anniversary, The Book Collector magazine devoted its Spring 2017 issue to Ian Fleming, who had launched the publication in 1952. Essays were provided by editors old and new, family and colleagues of the author, as well as Fleming scholars, historians, bibliophiles and regular Book Collector contributors.

Dimensions

Height: 9.84 inches / 25 cm
Width: 6.69 inches / 17 cm

Feature(s)

Signed

Language

English

Subject

Biography, Fine bindings, Detective fiction

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