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FLEMING, Ian (1908-1964).  Three typed letters signed ("Ian Fleming" and one secretarial) to A.C. Spectorsky, regarding publication of his work for Playboy, London, 1962-1964.  Together 3¼ pages, 4to and 8vo, on Fleming's office stationery, with editor's notes to Hefner on two.
FLEMING, Ian (1908-1964). Three typed letters signed ("Ian Fleming" and one secretarial) to A.C. Spectorsky, regarding publication of his work for Playboy, London, 1962-1964. Together 3¼ pages, 4to and 8vo, on Fleming's office stationery, with editor's notes to Hefner on two.

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FLEMING, Ian (1908-1964). Three typed letters signed ("Ian Fleming" and one secretarial) to A.C. Spectorsky, regarding publication of his work for Playboy, London, 1962-1964. Together 3¼ pages, 4to and 8vo, on Fleming's office stationery, with editor's notes to Hefner on two.

15 October 1963: "Thank you very much for the issue of Playboy, but I'm afraid I really have no comment to make on Mr. Hefner's piece except to hope that he isn't starting to take life too seriously...In my opinion it would be a sad day if Playboy has to add to its primary duty of entertaining its readers with that of being guardian for the morals of the United States of America -- and mine!"

4 June 1964: "...please be sure that Playboy will, as previously, continue to receive preferential treatment from my pen, and, for your ears only, I recently turned dwon [sic] an offer from the Saturday Evening Post for the serialization of my next book on the grounds that I felt morally committed to your periodical..." (unsigned)

[With:] Three black-and-white portrait photographs of Ian Fleming for Playboy "Playbill", January 1961, April 1964, and March 1966. (3)
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