It is often challenging to locate ‘very good’ or ‘near fine’ examples of James Bond / Ian Fleming novels due to condition qualities, that are specific to certain titles and make them increasingly scarce. To save you some time, I’ve collected up the 7 best companies for sourcing James Bond 1st Editions and other Ian Fleming works.
1. Adrian Harrington Rare Books
We deal in a wide selection of literature, modern first editions, leather bound library sets, children’s and illustrated books and fine and rare antiquarian and old books in all fields. We also offer a full and expert bookbinding and restoration service.
2. James Bond First Editions
JamesBondFirstEditions.com is affiliated with Adrian Harrington Ltd., under the direction of James Bond historian and archivist Jon Gilbert. This is also the home of Ian Fleming: The Bibliography, published by Queen Anne Press.
3. Books Tell You Why
What started out with a few very valuable books from personal collections is expanding rapidly; Books Tell You Why has established itself as one of the leading sources for rare and autographed books in the Southeastern United States.
4. Brought To Book
Founded by Adam and Justin Lay, Brought to Book Ltd offers rare and collectible titles from the more interesting and entertaining corners of the book world.
5. Meier and Sons
We focus primarily on the James Bond series, Science Fiction, Rare Children’s books, and select other rare books. Because of our specialization, we have developed a deep expertise in these categories and are able to offer a good selection of authors and titles across the quality and price spectrum.
6. James M. Pickard
As one of the world’s leading James Bond specialists. Our stock is changing on a daily basis. The vast majority of our stock is never catalogued or on the internet.
7. Goldeneye Rare Books
Full time professional book dealers. We also specialise in Ian Fleming and James Bond. We have the only accurate and fully illustrated Ian Fleming Bibliography on the internet