Spy Vibe reported last week that a rare Uncorrected Proof edition of Ian Fleming's The Man With the Golden Gun was listed on eBay. The book sold yesterday for $778. Within the hour of the sale, another James Bond Uncorrected Proof was put up for auction. Ian Fleming collectors now have a chance to bid on an extremely rare copy of For Your Eyes Only. This edition was issued in January, 1960, and only 125 were made. Known copies went to Ian Fleming, his editorial staff at Pan, Jonathan Cape, the Daily Express, and to his solicitor. The seller on eBay has stated that, although the starting bid is quite high, they welcome best offers. More details on eBay here. Information about the publishing history of For Your Eyes Only from Jon Gilbert's Ian Fleming: The Bibliography.
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