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Ian Fleming book auction scheduled for 18 February

Sunday, February 14, 2010 Craig Grobler 0 Comments

Several Ian Fleming-penned James Bond first editions will be hitting the auction block in Godalming, UK next month as part of Bloomsbury’s Bibliophile sale.


Scheduled to take place on Thursday, 18 February, the auction will feature 14 James Bond lots in total, including Fleming’s Diamonds are Forever, Dr. No and Thunderball—many of them signed by various Bond girls from the film series.

All the following items are to be sold on Thursday 18th February 2010

Diamonds are Forever,
first edition, original boards, a fine, sharp
Estimate: £200 – £300

From Russia, With Love,
first edition, tape-burns to 2 preliminary
Estimate: £120 – £180

Dr No,
first edition, signed by Ursula Andress on
Estimate: £250 – £300

Goldfinger,
first edition, pulling slightly at lower
Estimate: £120 – £180

For Your Eyes Only,
light foxing to endpapers, facsimile
Estimate: £120 – £180

Thunderball,
dust-jacket torn at head and foot of spine
Estimate: £200 – £300

Thunderball,
head and tail of jacket spine chipped with
Estimate: £100 – £150

Thunderball,
first edition, signed by Luciana Paluzzi on
Estimate: £100 – £150

Thunderball,
first edition, signed by Luciana Paluzzi on
Estimate: £100 – £150

The Spy Who Loved Me,
first edition, original boards
Estimate: £100 – £150

The Man with the Golden Gun,
first edition, signed by Britt Ekland on
Estimate: £250 – £350

The Man with the Golden Gun,
first edition, original plain boards, fine
Estimate: £180 – £220

The Man with the Golden Gun,
first edition, slight darkening to page
Estimate: £75 – £100

Octopussy and The Living Daylights,
first edition, signed by Maud Adams &
Estimate: £200 – £250

Ian Fleming book auction scheduled for 18 February

Where
Bloomsbury House,
24 Maddox Street, Mayfair, London, W1S 1PP

When
1.00pm, Thurs 18t February, 2010m

More info over at the Bloomsbury Auction web site

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