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    One of 500 Specially-Bound Luxury Editions of Casino Royale Bound by Bentley Motors - This One Unopened in the Original Wrapping Paper

    Ian Fleming [ James Bond ]. Casino Royale. London: Vintage Classics and Bentley Motors, 2013. Special Luxury Edition, one of only 500 copies printed to commemorate sixty years of James Bond. Illustrated by Damian Gascoigne and with a new introduction from racing legend Sir Stirling Moss. Quarto. Bound specially by Bentley Motors, after designs by Kris Potter and Stephen Parker at Random House, in full beluga leather with distinctive Bentley features including hand-stitched embroidery and silver page-edges. Bentley's trademark knurling appears on the metal spine, inspired by the Bentley steel tread plate. Each copy has a limitation plaque with Fleming's simulated signature, similar to that of the plate you'd find on a Bentley engine. The gambling colors most related to this novel, red, white, and black, are used throughout the production of this book. With a hidden compartment with playing cards, specifically designed for this edition in a custom leather box. In the original custom-designed leather clamshell case. This copy still in the shipping paper wrapper with an unbroken seal and housed in the original shipping box with original packing material. Some wear to shipping box (address and shipping labels have been removed); shipping box has been opened. Book and case as new. From the James Bond collection of Gary Firuta.


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