"It was an expensive setup, but it is the first duty of a secret service to remain not only secret but secure": First Edition of The Man With The Golden Gun

  • The Man With the Golden Gun.

The Man With the Golden Gun.


Item Number: 88009

London: Jonathan Cape, 1964.

First edition of the twelfth novel of Ian Fleming’s James Bond series. Octavo, original black cloth, gilt titles to the spine, green patterned endpapers. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket with light rubbing and wear. Dust jacket design by Richard Chopping.

"Ian Fleming was too ill to complete this last Bond novel before his death, so novelist Kingsley Amis was hired to complete and revise it (Black, 75).“ It was made into the 1975 film starring Roger Moore as Bond, with an all-star cast which included Christopher Lee, Britt Ekland, Maud Adams and Hervé Villachaize.

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