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THE JAMES BOND NOVELS - First US printings

CASINO ROYALE Macmillan first edition

LIVE AND LET DIE Macmillan first edition

MOONRAKER Macmillan first edition

DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER Macmillan first edition

First published
23rd March 1954
in New York by
The Macmillan Company
First published
April 1955
in New York by
The Macmillan Company
First published
20th September 1955
in New York by
The Macmillan Company
First published
October 1956
in New York by
The Macmillan Company

Dark olive-green cloth boards printed in red on front cover
with the outline of a diamond shape containing the title in lower case type

Dark blue cloth boards
with title printed in yellow
on front cover
Mint-green cloth boards
with title printed in
black on front cover and a single crescent motif
Light-grey cloth boards
with title printed in
red lower case italics
on front cover and a
black diamond motif
Dust jacket designed by
Leo Manso
Dust jacket designed by
Leo Manso
Dust jacket designed by
Leo Manso
Dust jacket designed by
H. Lawrence Hoffman

Dust jacket priced at $2.75

Dust jacket priced $3.00 Dust jacket priced $2.75 Dust jacket priced $2.75
FROM RUSSIA, WITH LOVE Macmillan first edition DOCTOR NO Macmillan first edition GOLDFINGER Macmillan first edition

FOR YOUR EYES ONLY Viking Press first edition

First published
September 1957
in New York by
The Macmillan Company
First published
24th June 1958
in New York by
The Macmillan Company
First published
18th August 1959
in New York by
The Macmillan Company
First published
May 1960
in New York by
The Viking Press
Beige cloth boards with title printed in black tea-chest type on front cover Black cloth boards with title printed in red on front cover Black cloth, gilt lettering with skull stamped on front board with gilt coins embossed into the eye-sockets Mid-green and canary-yellow cloth boards
Dust jacket devised by
Ian Fleming and executed by Richard Chopping
Dust jacket designed by
H. Lawrence Hoffman
Dust jacket designed by
Richard Chopping
Dust jacket designed by
Richard Chopping
Dust jacket priced at $3.50 Dust jacket priced at $3.50 Dust jacket priced at $3.00 Dust jacket priced at $3.50

THUNDERBALL Viking Press first edition

THE SPY WHO LOVED ME Viking Press first edition ON HER MAJESTY'S SECRET SERVICE New American Library first edition

YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE New American Library first edition

 First published
24th April 1961
in New York by
The Viking Press
 First published
16th April 1962
in New York by
The Viking Press
First published
September 1963
in New York by
The New American Library
First published
August 1964
in New York by
The New American Library
 Canary-yellow cloth boards Orange-brown cloth boards Quarter Black cloth board over mid-blue paper-covered boards with author's facsimile signature angled in black Yellow cloth over boards with author's facsimile signature angled in red
Dust jacket designed by
S. A. Summit, Incorporated
Dust jacket designed by
Richard Chopping 
Dust jacket designed by
Paul Bacon
Dust jacket designed by
Paul Bacon
 Dust jacket priced at $3.95 Dust jacket priced at $3.95 Dust jacket priced at $4.50 Dust jacket priced at $4.50

THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN GUN New American Library first edition

OCTOPUSSY New American Library first edition

 

 

First published
23rd August 1965
in New York by
The New American Library
First published
June 1966
in New York by
The New American Library
   
Black cloth boards with large golden gun embossed in gilt extending across the front, spine and rear panels. Title in red on spine. Black cloth boards with large
gilt sniper's rifle embossed
on front panel whose barrel
merges into a tentacle
   
Dust jacket designed by
Paul Bacon
Dust jacket designed by
Paul Bacon
   
Dust jacket priced at $4.50 Dust jacket priced $3.50    

THE JAMES BOND NOVELS - US Omnibus Editions

Gilt-Edged Bonds - Macmillan First Edition

More Gilt-Edged Bonds - Macmillan First edition Bonded Fleming - Viking Press First Edition  
First published
24th July 1961
in New York by
The Macmillan Company
First published
August 1965
in New York by
The Macmillan Company
First published
23rd October 1965
in New York by
The Viking Press
 
CASINO ROYALE
FROM RUSSIA, WITH LOVE
DR. NO
LIVE AND LET DIE
MOONRAKER
DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER
THUNDERBALL
THE SPY WHO LOVED ME
FOR YOUR EYES ONLY
 
Dust jacket designed by
Leo Manso featuring THUNDERBALL artwork by Richard Chopping
Dust jacket designed by
Lawrence Ratzkin
Dust jacket designed by
Al Cetta
 
Dust jacket priced at $4.95 Dust jacket priced at $5.75 Dust jacket priced at $5.75  
 
CASINO ROYALE Macmillan second edition

LIVE AND LET DIE Macmillan second edition

MOONRAKER Macmillan second edition

DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER Macmillan second edition

For their second printing Macmillan reissued the first seven novels on 17th January 1966, all priced at $3.95 and featuring new dust jackets designed Jerome Kuhl (1927-2016).

FROM RUSSIA, WITH LOVE Macmillan second edition

DR. NO Macmillan second edition

GOLDFINGER Macmillan second edition

 

Adrian Harrington - First Edition specialists and distributors of Ian Fleming: The Bibliography
First Edition specialists and distributors of Ian Fleming: The Bibliography
www.JamesBondFirstEditions.com
 


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