Item #66568 Airline Detective. The Fight Against International Air Crime. Introduced by Ian Fleming. Ian FLEMING, John PEARSON.
Airline Detective. The Fight Against International Air Crime. Introduced by Ian Fleming.
Airline Detective. The Fight Against International Air Crime. Introduced by Ian Fleming.

Airline Detective. The Fight Against International Air Crime. Introduced by Ian Fleming.

London: Collins, 1962. [True crime] FIRST EDITION, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Second impression. Octavo (19 x 13cm), pp.xx; 7-197; [1], blank. Publisher's smooth cloth-effect paper over boards, with red titles to the spine, top edge tinted orange, in pictorial dust-wrapper. With presentation note to title; Yours very sincerely / Donald E.W. Fish //. Contents clean, small and discreet name to f.e.p, price-clipped jacket chipped at crown and top edge of rear panel; very good. Fleming bibliographer Jon Gilbert's copy, with pencil ownership within. His encyclopaedic guide to the works of Ian Fleming (2012) won the 16th Breslauer Prize for bibliography. Airline Detective is the story of BOAC security expert Donald E. W. Fish, being ghost written by John Pearson and introduced by Ian Fleming, who had met Fish some years earlier when covering an Interpol conference for the Sunday Times. Signed copies are scarce. Item #66568

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