Ian Fleming – Diamonds Are Forever – First UK Edition 1956 – In Custom-Made Solander Box

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Ian Fleming – Diamonds Are Forever – First UK Edition 1956 – In Custom-Made Solander Box

£4,000.00

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£4,000.00

First edition, first printing. A near fine book in publisher’s original black cloth, with spine lettered in silver with diamond shapes embossed to front board and diamond stamped in silver to front board – small name to front endpaper. Publisher’s original first issue dust wrapper priced at ’12s 6d net’ as called for, with front blurb ending ‘more hazardous than Moonraker? Yes’. A very good wrapper with wear to the edges and some light chipping to the knuckles of the folds and spine tips. In custom-made solander box.

“Diamonds Are Forever,” written by Ian Fleming, is the fourth novel in the James Bond series. Published in 1956, it had a significant impact on popular culture and the spy thriller genre. The novel introduced the iconic character, Tiffany Case, and explored themes of diamond smuggling and international espionage, setting the stage for many Bond films to come. Moreover, it continued to establish James Bond as a global literary and cinematic icon, filmed in 1971, shaping the image of the suave, sophisticated, and action-oriented secret agent. The book’s enduring popularity contributed to the long-lasting success of the Bond franchise in both literature and film.


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First edition, first printing. A near fine book in publisher’s original black cloth, with spine lettered in silver with diamond shapes embossed to front board and diamond stamped in silver to front board – small name to front endpaper. Publisher’s original first issue dust wrapper priced at ’12s 6d net’ as called for, with front blurb ending ‘more hazardous than Moonraker? Yes’. A very good wrapper with wear to the edges and some light chipping to the knuckles of the folds and spine tips. In custom-made solander box.

“Diamonds Are Forever,” written by Ian Fleming, is the fourth novel in the James Bond series. Published in 1956, it had a significant impact on popular culture and the spy thriller genre. The novel introduced the iconic character, Tiffany Case, and explored themes of diamond smuggling and international espionage, setting the stage for many Bond films to come. Moreover, it continued to establish James Bond as a global literary and cinematic icon, filmed in 1971, shaping the image of the suave, sophisticated, and action-oriented secret agent. The book’s enduring popularity contributed to the long-lasting success of the Bond franchise in both literature and film.