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Auction #113 begins on 29 Feb 2024

Bond, Mrs James

How 007 Got His Name

Published: Collins, London, 1966

Edition: 1st

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With two black and white photos and five bird sketches. An entertaining account of how Ian Fleming used the name of an American ornithologist who wrote a book about West Indian birds, for his fictional secret agent, including details of the only meeting between Fleming and the real James Bond; 62pp.

Book condition: green cloth boards in very good condition, end-papers unmarked, text and binding good except for previous owner ink stamps on title page and various other random places throughout the book (mostly in the margins).

Jacket condition: very good, not price-clipped, wear to edges; small patch of loss to head of spine, rear panel rubbed. Two owner ink-stamps on inside of rear panel, which have now leached through. The jacket is now protected by a Brodart plastic sleeve.

  • Jacket Condition: good
  • Binding Condition: very good
  • Overall Condition: good
  • Size: 8vo
  • Sold By: Imagine Books
  • Contact Person: Steven Duckworth
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: 0833587398
  • Preferred Payment Methods: EFT only
  • Trade Associations: SABDA


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