141. Fleming (Ian) Casino Royale, first edition, spotting to endpapers, ink ownership inscription to endpaper, original boards, corners and spine ends a little bumped, otherwise excellent, first issue dust-jacket without the Times review, price-clipped, slight darkening to head and spine, a little rubbed at head and foot, but overall a near-fine copy, preserved in custom drop-back box, 8vo, 1953.
est. £10000 – £15000
An exceptional copy of Fleming's first book, the novel that introduced the character of James Bond to the world.