Bond books on sale

Manchester Evening News - - NATIONAL -

BOND writer Ian Flem­ing’s books, given to his friend Noel Cow­ard, are go­ing un­der the ham­mer.

The first edi­tions, in­scribed by the au­thor to the play­wright and ac­tor, are be­ing sold by The Noel Cow­ard Foun­da­tion via auc­tion house Christie’s.

Books in Wed­nes­day’s sale in­clude Thun­der­ball, On Her Majesty’s Se­cret Ser­vice, You Only Live Twice, Live And Let Die and The Spy Who Loved Me.

The lat­ter, the most sex­u­ally ex­plicit Bond novel, is in­scribed: “To Noel, read and burn!, from Ian.”

Ian Flem­ing wrote notes in­side the books

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