James Bond Cars

Author: Frederic Brun
Publisher: Aurum Press Limited
ISBN: 1781315388
Release Date: 2015-11-20
Genre: Performing Arts

This book pays tribute to the legendary cars and vehicles that have starred alsongside James Bond in so many unforgettable stunts and races. From the iconic Aston Martin with it's ejector seat, the BMW Z3 Roadster and the Rolls-Royce Phantom, to Russian military tanks, James Bond Cars is unqiue in that it also looks at the cars belonging to the Bond girls and Bond's opponents Packed with beautiful photographs and techinical information on the cars and the stunts as well as the more uncoventional modes of transport such as jet packs, jet skis, motorised gondolars and aeroplanes, this book is a must-have edition that will get every Bond lover's heart racing!

Bond Cars and Vehicles

Author: Alastair Dougall
ISBN: 1405355352
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Automobiles in films

A full-velocity guide to James Bond's wheels. Get into 007's cars. Take a look under the hood, find out how fast they travel and discover how they've helped him on his missions over the years. From his early vehicles, to the stunning Aston Martin DBS from Quantum of Solace - learn everything there is to know about the cars of the world's most sophisticated spy. Packed with amazing photos and incredible facts, this is a must-read for every Bond fan.

The James Bond Dossier

Author: Kingsley Amis
ISBN: STANFORD:36105002405459
Release Date: 1965
Genre: Bond, James (Fictitious character)

Probes the secret of the secret agent James Bond's success, peruses all thirteen thrillers in which he has appeared, and swings out at the critics of the late Ian Fleming.

For Your Eyes Only

Author: Ian Fleming
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9781448139323
Release Date: 2012-07-01
Genre: Fiction

Who killed an elderly couple in their Caribbean home? M knows exactly who did it, but the murderers will most likely escape through a twisted net of global politics. The solution? M. calls in a personal favour from a certain licensed killer who understands the kind of rough justice needed. Bond soon discovers he's not the only one on the hunt, and the lines between revenge and justice become blurred... Also includes the stories 'Quantum of Solace', 'From a View to a Kill', 'Risico' and 'The Hildebrand Rarity'

LIFE 50 Years of James Bond

Author: The Editors of LIFE Books
Publisher: Time Home Entertainment
ISBN: 1618930311
Release Date: 2012-10-02
Genre: Performing Arts

Fifty years (and five billion dollars in ticket sales) ago, the dashing Scottish actor Sean Connery declared suavely that he was "Bond, James Bond." Thus began a cinematic series unlike any other. In November 2012, Skyfall, the 23rd movie in what is seen as the authorized line of Bond films, will be released, with Daniel Craig (the sixth Bond) again in the lead role. The world will once more stream to the theaters for another dose of Bond. LIFE was on the scene in the swinging '60s when James Bond became a cultural icon (in fact, when we put the gold-painted actress Shirley Eaton on the cover in 1964, we helped him along), and now LIFE tells the whole story in this commemorative book. Ian Fleming, a high-ranking officer in British Naval Intelligence of World War II, dreamt up his MI6 spy, code number 007, in 1953, and a decade later, with Dr. No, From Russia With Love and then the smash Goldfinger, saw his creation take on a life entirely his own. All the fun of Bond is here: The movies; the reminiscences by the stars; the LIFE photo shoots; the knockoffs and spoofs ("The Man from U.N.C.L.E.;" "Get Smart;" "I Spy;" the first Casino Royale); the artifacts (a model of Bond's Aston Martin DB5 was one of the best-selling toy of 1965); the trivia and inside information on M, Q and Moneypenny-anything a Bond fan would want, packed into one book and then shaken, not stirred. James Bond was, back in the day, one of those cultural phenomena tailor-made for LIFE: It was bright and colorful and vibrant. Today, it still is. Happy birthday, and welcome back, Commander Bond.

Film and Television Star Cars

Author: Paul Brent Adams
Publisher: Amberley Publishing Limited
ISBN: 9781445662114
Release Date: 2016-11-15
Genre: Antiques & Collectibles

Paul Brent Adams looks at the exciting world of collectable die-cast star cars.

Bond Vs Bond

Author: Paul Simpson
Publisher: Race Point Pub
ISBN: 9781631060007
Release Date: 2015-10-20
Genre: Performing Arts

The first book to explore the artistic legacy left by the James Bond franchise. Comics, television shows, radio serials, novels, and of course, the record-breaking sequence of films starring a multitude of actors who stepped into the role of 007.


Author: Ian Fleming
Publisher: New Canadian Library
ISBN: 9781551997810
Release Date: 2015-01-06
Genre: Fiction

British Secret Service agent James Bond, a.k.a. 007, is sent to investigate a man believed to be cheating at bridge at a London club. He is drawn into a much more complex web than he ever imagined when he discovers that his target is an ex-Nazi involved in a plot to launch a nuclear attack on the heart of London. James Bond is one of the most iconic characters in 20th-century literature. In addition to the 12 novels and 9 short stories written by Ian Fleming, there have been over 40 novels and short stories written about the spy by other authors, and 26 films produced, starring actors such as Sean Connery and Daniel Craig as 007. Random House Canada is proud to bring you classic works of literature in ebook form, with the highest quality production values. Find more today and rediscover books you never knew you loved.

The James Bond Archives

Author: Taschen
Publisher: Taschen
ISBN: 3836551861
Release Date: 2015-11
Genre: Performing Arts

Bond, James Bond: The behind-the-scenes 007 bible "Bond, James Bond." Since Sean Connery uttered those immortal words in 1962, the most dashing secret agent in the history of cinema has been charming and thrilling audiences worldwide. This impeccably British character created by author Ian Fleming has starred in 24 EON-produced films, played by 6 different actors over five decades. In collaboration with EON Productions, this trade edition of The James Bond Archives includes all the same stunning imagery and behind-the-scenes knowledge as the original XL book, just with a smaller format and a softer price-tag. The result is an affordable, compact yet comprehensive record of every single Bond film ever made, beginning with Dr. No (1962) and ending with Spectre (2015). The wealth of on-set photos, unseen stills, set designs, storyboards, production memos, is supplemented by an oral history recounted by over 150 cast and crew members. From producers to stuntmen, directors to production designers, these personal narratives relate the true, inside story from the Bond sets, offering outstanding insight into the personalities and processes behind the most successful and longest-running film franchise in cinema history. The SPECTRE Edition will be released worldwide in November 2015. James Bond materials © 1962-2015 Danjaq, LLC and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Inc. All rights reserved.

The Spy who Thrilled Us

Author: Michael DiLeo
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 0879109769
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Performing Arts

(Limelight). Of the 19 James Bond movies released so far, which, considering everything, is the best? Which of the villains 007 has confronted was the nastiest? With which of his women did he have the sexiest encounters? These and scores of other such vital questions are answered by Bond's ultimate fan, Michael Di Leo, in The Spy Who Thrilled Us . Other fans and they number in the millions may disagree with his choices, but they will surely be eager to match wits with him.

Ian Fleming s James Bond

Author: John Griswold
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 9781425931001
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Literary Collections

The main subject of the book is best stated in a quote from C. S. Lewis: "Often we need not so much to be taught as to be reminded." As I said in the Foreword, "How many times over the years I have reached for a scrap of paper or underlined a passage or quotation in a book, noting something that seemed wise and useful. However, as I review my notes, I frequently come upon some guideline to positive thought or behavior that I have simply let drift from my memory and have neglected to practice." The remedy? That is the purpose of this book: to summarize, briefly enough for quick and regular review, words of wisdom I have found important enough to remember.

The Man Who Saved Britain

Author: Simon Winder
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 1429923717
Release Date: 2007-10-02
Genre: History

Bond. James Bond. The ultimate British hero--suave, stoic, gadget-driven--was, more than anything, the necessary invention of a traumatized country whose self-image as a great power had just been shattered by the Second World War. By inventing the parallel world of secret British greatness and glamour, Ian Fleming fabricated an icon that has endured long past its maker's death. In The Man Who Saved Britain, Simon Winder lovingly and ruefully re-creates the nadirs of his own fandom while illuminating what Bond says about sex, the monarchy, food, class, attitudes toward America, and everything in between. The result is an insightful and, above all, entertaining exploration of postwar Britain under the influence of the legendary Agent 007.

Bond by Design

Author: DK Publishing
Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
ISBN: 1465437908
Release Date: 2015-10-01
Genre: Performing Arts

Bond By Design: The Art of the James Bond Films gives an exclusive tour through EON Productions' James Bond archives - a treasure trove of set, storyboard, vehicle, gadget and costume designs, many of which have never been published before. Accessing EON Productions' vast archive of more than 50 years of art and design, featuring the work of legendary Bond film designers such as Ken Adam, Peter Lamont and Syd Cain, the book provides a unique, spectacular and fascinating insight into the longest-running film franchise of all time. Revealing the craft behind the creation of famous sets, such as Stromberg's Atlantis base in The Spy Who Loved Me and Drax's shuttle launch site in Moonraker, as well as technical drawings of Bond's gadget-laden Aston Martin DB5 the book includes two exclusive, full-colour prints of Bond film designs. Bond By Design: The Art of the James Bond Films also brings the James Bond story right up to date with behind-the-scenes artwork from the newest film, SPECTRE. James Bond materials © 1962-2015 Danjaq LLC and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Inc. [gun logo] and related James Bond Trademarks © 1962-2015 Danjaq, LLC and United Artists Corporation. [gun logo] and related James Bond Trademarks are trademarks of Danjaq, LLC. 2015 © EON Productions Limited and Danjaq, LLC. All rights reserved.

James Bond s Evolution

Author: Nader Elhefnawy
Publisher: Nader Elhefnawy
Release Date: 2015-10-04
Genre: Literary Criticism

Just what inspired Ian Fleming's original James Bond novels? What exactly did they do to lay the foundations for the classic Bond films of the '60s-and how did the films break with the books? How did EON Productions manage to keep audiences coming back for decades? What really changed in the reboot-and what stayed the same? How do the later Bond novels of writers like John Gardner and William Boyd fit into the bigger picture? JAMES BOND'S EVOLUTION: FROM CASINO ROYALE TO SPECTRE looks at all these questions and more in a study not just of the novels or the films but both which traces the broader Bond phenomenon from its origins in post-World War II Britain to the present. In doing so it looks not just at where it all came from, but how the Bond films and books were transformed time and again to stay popular through six tumultuous decades of political and cultural change.

DieCastX Magazine

Release Date: 2007

DieCast X covers the entire spectrum of automotive diecast from customizing to collecting. it takes an insider's look at the history behind popular diecast cars and trucks, as well as how each model has helped shape the automotive industry and motor sports