Welcome to MI6 Headquarters

This is the world's most visited unofficial James Bond 007 website with daily updates, news & analysis of all things 007 and an extensive encyclopaedia. Tap into Ian Fleming's spy from Sean Connery to Daniel Craig with our expert online coverage and a rich, colour print magazine dedicated to spies.

Learn More About MI6 & James Bond →

Bloomsbury to auction Ian Fleming first edition novels

10-Apr-2009 • Collecting

The famous Mayfair auction house is set to sell a host of Fleming novels on April 23rd.

The highlight of the series must be a first edition "Casino Royale", which Bloomsbury has valued up at between £6000 – £8000 pounds.

543. Fleming (Ian) Casino Royale, first edition , light crease down half-title, a few small spots to half-title and title, otherwise internally very good, original boards, very good, first state dust-jacket, subtle restoration to spine ends and fore-corners, rubbed at fore-edges, very light mottling, small abraded tear to centre of upper panel with minor surface loss only, overall in appearance a very good example, 8vo, 1953.

Other titles include "Live and Let Die" (£1800 – £2200), "Moonraker" (£2000 – £3000) and "Diamonds Are Forever" (£750 – £1000).

Visit bloomsburyauctions.com for the complete listing.

Discuss this news here...

Open in a new window/tab