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A first edition of Thunderball (1961), expected to fetch £9,300 ($12,000).    It carries the inscription: "To C.D. Jackson who says nice things! from Ian Fleming."<br />
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A single owner collection of historic James Bond first editions inscribed by Ian Fleming have emerged for sale for £55,000. ($70,000)<br />
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The marquee lot is a first edition of Goldfinger (1959) given by the author to legendary golfer Sir Henry Cotton, who won The Open three times.<br />
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Fleming references the chapters containing the classic golf match between Bond and the villain Auric Goldfinger, whose caddy was Oddjob, in the book.<br />
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The collection of 13 books is being sold by a private collector with US based Swann Auction Galleries.