Field Report: Nick from A Gentleman’s Jotter

This week we welcome a fine gentleman in from the cold to discuss his love of Fleming and appreciation of Richard Chopping’s iconic dust jackets. What is your favourite Chopping cover and why? Without a doubt, Thunderball. It incapsulates the world of Fleming’s Bond so perfectly. I remember the first time I saw it in…

Interview with Bond Artist Peter Lorenz

We are delighted to welcome one of the standard bearers of James Bond online in from the cold. Peter Lorenz is not only a collector of James Bond artwork but a talented artist in his own right who discusses his craft with us. How do approach your painting and what are your favourite mediums? My…

Field Report: Mark Ashby

This week we welcome the return of our Field Report series and spoke with Kent native Mark Ashby, about his literary Bond collection! 1. What is your favorite Chopping cover and why?: Thunderball. I love the simplicity. It is a cleaner and more direct image than some of the other Chopping’s. The others seem a…