British author and creator of James Bond Ian Fleming (1908-1964) with two pieces of original artwork from the American hardback editions of his books, circa 1960. (Photo by Horst Tappe/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

British author and creator of James Bond Ian Fleming (1908-1964) with two pieces of original artwork from the American hardback editions of his books, circa 1960.  (Photo by Horst Tappe/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)