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    Sale 2508 | Lot 130
    Price Realized: $11,050With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2508 Lot 130

      FLEMING, IAN. The Man with the Golden Gun. 8vo, publisher's black boards, very slight lean, gun design gilt on front cover, spine titles gilt; pictorial dust-jacket after a design by Richard Chopping, 10mm closed tear at top of spine/rear panel fold, dampstain to front panel only of which a small portion visible on the recto; contents clean. London: Jonathan Cape, 1965

      Estimate $6,000 - 9,000

      first edition, first state with the golden gun on the front cover. the rarest of the james bond books. Around 940 copies were produced with this binding before the costs of doing so became prohibitive, with most of these shipped out to the extremities of the British Commonwealth. Gilbert A13a (1.1).


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $11,050