To James Bond With Love

The lives of James and Mary Bond, a Philadelphia ornithologist and author, respectively, were altered the day that author Ian Fleming, a bird lover who was familiar with Bond’s book “The Birds of the West Indies,” appropriated James Bond’s name for his fictional spy character.  In this biography of her husband, Mary Wickham Bond describes in delightful stories her life with him, both ornithological and literary.  It includes such anecdotes as the time the ‘real’ James Bond met Ian Fleming (there’s a photo of this event in the book, which took place in Goldeneye, Jamaica) and managing episod