Saturday, December 8, 2012

LINK: Rare James Bond manuscript with Ian Fleming notes to fetch £80,000

The Telegraph reports that a rare manuscript of the James Bond novel Diamonds Are Forever featuring Ian Fleming's handwritten corrections could fetch as much as £80,000 when it goes up for auction at Sotheby's on December 12. Click the headline to read.


4 comments:

  1. Where's that spare $130 G's I use to light my Cigars?

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  2. It will fetch more than that. Guaranteed. Wish I could bid!

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  3. But why isn't this one at the Lilly Library?

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    1. The Lilly hold the manuscripts, whereas this is one of several revised typescripts. This particular copy was owned by Fleming's typist Ulrica Knowles, and stayed with her family until 2008 when it fist came onto the rare book market.

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