• Fine Printed Books, Manuscript auction at Christies

    Sale 5829

    Fine Printed Books, Manuscripts, Traditional Sports

    23 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 138

    [FLEMING, Ian (1908-1964)] -- Visitor's book from various residences of The Hon. Loelia Ponsonby [his close friend, the former wife of Bendor, Duke of Westminster, thought to be the model for the Bond character Miss Moneypenny], 1935-1985, SIGNED 23 TIMES BY FLEMING, and also by other friends including Cecil Beaton (6), Harold Acton, Sacheverell Sitwell, Duff and Diana Cooper and Pamela Churchill, 78 pages, 4to, marbled roan. Provenance: The Hon. Loelia Ponsonby; and by descent.

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    [FLEMING, Ian (1908-1964)] -- Visitor's book from various residences of The Hon. Loelia Ponsonby [his close friend, the former wife of Bendor, Duke of Westminster, thought to be the model for the Bond character Miss Moneypenny], 1935-1985, SIGNED 23 TIMES BY FLEMING, and also by other friends including Cecil Beaton (6), Harold Acton, Sacheverell Sitwell, Duff and Diana Cooper and Pamela Churchill, 78 pages, 4to, marbled roan. Provenance: The Hon. Loelia Ponsonby; and by descent.


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