Item #65572 The Whispering Mountain. Joan AIKEN, Pat MARRIOTT.
The Whispering Mountain
The Whispering Mountain
The Whispering Mountain
The Whispering Mountain

The Whispering Mountain

London: Jonathan Cape, 1968. [Children's Illustrated] FIRST EDITION, with SIGNED CARD tucked in. Octavo (20 x 14cm), pp.240. With title-page illustration and jacket design by Pat Marriott. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt titles to spine, map endpapers printed in colour, pictorial dust-jacket priced at 21s. A few light marks to edges else a clean, fine copy. A Tokien-esque historical fantasy adventure about a mythical golden harp. Illustrator Pat Marriott (1920-2002), was the wife of Ian Fleming's literary advisor Michael Howard; she designed the jackets for three of Ian Fleming's James Bond novels published by Cape. This copy was later part of the comprehensive James Bond collection assembled by Jon Gilbert (pencilled notes and signature within). His comprehensive guide to the works of Ian Fleming (2012) won the 16th Breslauer Prize for bibliography. Item #65572

Price: £250.00