Thu, 27th Jan 2022 11:00

Books & Works on Paper including Contents from the Estate of Paul Gallico

 
  Lot 81
 

Fleming (Ian) Casino Royale

Fleming (Ian)

Casino Royale, first American edition, Presentation copy, inscribed by the author ‘To Paul who wrote the golden words from the Author. 1954to front endpaper, original green cloth, two small holes at base of spine, lettered and decorated in red, dust-jacket spine faded, chipped at extremities slightly, small loss at base of spine, some foxing and a little soiling, front corners only of dust-jacket clipped, but not affecting the price at the upper corner, [Gilbert A1b.2?], 8vo, The Macmillan Company, New York, 1954.

***A good copy of a scarce presentation copy of this book. Paul Gallio, a friend, and fan of the book gave its first literary endorsement ‘the book is a knockout…beyond any American thriller…’He was instrumental in getting the book published in America where initially the book seemed difficult to place.

Sold for £26,250

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