Item #67759 The Gower Street Poltergeist. Peter FLEMING.

The Gower Street Poltergeist.

London: Rupert Hart-Davis 1958. [Journalism] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (21 x 13cm), pp.168. Publisher's hardback cloth binding in pictorial dust-jacket. A particularly fine copy in p/c jacket. Articles written for The Spectator, which was based at 99 Gower Street, London. Lt.Col. Robert Peter Fleming OBE was a British adventurer and travel writer, brother of novelist Ian Fleming, and unofficial editor of his James Bond books. He has often been cited as a model for the debonair secret service agent created by his brother. The present copy is from the comprehensive archive assembled by Jon Gilbert (pencil signature within). His encyclopaedic guide to the works of Ian Fleming (2012, published by Peter Fleming's daughter Kate Grimond) won the 16th Breslauer Prize for bibliography. Item #67759

See Campbell; Ian Fleming: A Catalogue of a Collection [22]. Gilbert, p. 618.

Price: £65.00

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