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Tag: Ian Fleming

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    ABC: Estate Finds, Day 3 of 4

    During his time in the military, Ian Fleming felt inspired by a British secret agent who went by the code name ‘White Rabbit.’ This inspiration led to the creation of the James Bond series that features a fictional intelligence officer. Flemings’ first book, Casino Royale, was published in 1953 in…

    Continental bronze putto, 18th c.
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    Book Auction of the Collection of Don Lorenzo Zambrano

    Don Lorenzo Zambrano was a Mexican engineer, businessman, and book enthusiast. His library included over 40,000 titles on a variety of subjects. The upcoming 251-lot auction of items from Zambrano’s collection, presented by Morton Subastas, is a sampling of the depth and breadth of his tastes. Included are several installments…

    Aquinas, Thomas. Of God and his Creatures. Westminster, Maryland- The Carroll Press, 1950
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    Five For Friday: It’s Business as Unusual for Potter & Potter Auctions

    How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected auction house operations and strategies? Auction Daily checked in with Gabe Fajuri, President of Potter & Potter Auctions in Chicago, to get a snapshot of how one company is adapting to the new business realities of social distancing during the global health crisis.  Photo…

    Five For Friday It’s Business as Unusual for Potter & Potter Auctions3
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    “Casino Royale” First Edition Copy, Presented by Potter & Potter Auctions: Know Before You Bid

    First edition copy of Casino Royale by Ian Fleming. Photo by Potter & Potter Auctions. After making a bad investment in a chain of French brothels, Soviet counterintelligence operative Le Chiffre plans to get his money back in a game of Chemin de Fer Baccarat. Tasked with bankrupting Le Chiffre…

    “Casino Royale” First Edition Copy, Presented by Potter & Potter Auctions Know Before You Bid1
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    Fine Books & Manuscripts

    The upcoming Fine Books & Manuscripts auction, offered by Potter & Potter Auctions, will include photographs, posters, and fine art in addition to written works. Among the books available in the sale are several early and rare editions of Ian Fleming’s novels, especially those from the James Bond series. Featured…

    Fine Books & Manuscripts