"On her Majesty's Secret Service", by Ian Fleming
Jonathan Cape, London - 1963, first UK edition, first printing - 288p, 15cmx13cm - condition: good. The book has the original decorated black boards, internally in good condition, gift inscription to ffep. Comes with rare original first issue price unclipped dust jacket in very good condition with minor wear to edges. Overall, a collectible copy of this famous James Bond novel.
¶ On Her Majesty's Secret Service is the tenth novel in Ian Fleming's James Bond series, first published in the UK by Jonathan Cape on 1 April 1963. The initial and secondary print runs sold out, with over 60,000 books sold in the first month. Fleming wrote the book in Jamaica whilst the first film in the Eon Productions series of films, Dr. No, was being filmed nearby.
On Her Majesty's Secret Service is the second book in what is known as the "Blofeld trilogy", which begins with Thunderball and concluded with You Only Live Twice. The story centres on Bond's ongoing search to find Ernst Stavro Blofeld after the Thunderball incident; through contact with the College of Arms in London Bond finds Blofeld based in Switzerland. After meeting him and discovering his latest plans, Bond attacks the centre where he is based, although Blofeld escapes in the confusion. Bond meets and falls in love with Contessa Teresa "Tracy" di Vicenzo during the story.
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