London: Ian Fleming Publications Limited, 2009. [Travel book] FIRST EDITION thus, with a new introduction from the respected travel writer Jan Morris, CBE. Octavo (21 x 14cm), pp.246. Publisher's green cloth hardcovers titled in silver to spine, grey endpapers, pictorial dust-wrapper. TRIAL WRAPPER in final PROOF STATE, as described in the bibliography. A few small marks to cloth, jacket near fine, with trivial handling/wear from being affixed to the boxes containing stock. Only the second copy I have encountered. A fine limited reissue, being one of just 500 copies worldwide. The only edition in this format, and the first book to be published in-house by Ian Fleming Publications under their own imprint, it was distributed solely by the publisher. Scarce. Item #60563
Gilbert A16b (4).