Item #67765 A Story to Tell. And Other Tales. Peter FLEMING.
A Story to Tell. And Other Tales.
A Story to Tell. And Other Tales.

A Story to Tell. And Other Tales.

London: Jonathan Cape, 1942. [Journalism/Fiction] FIRST EDITION, warmly SIGNED & INSCRIBED. Octavo (20 x 13cm), pp.223; [1], blank. Illustrated. Publisher's hardback cloth binding. With Fleming's ink presentation note to flyleaf; To my very dear Nana // a nice person if /ever there was one. // from / Peter / (scripsit) ['He wrote it'] / January 1942. A few light marks within, some light age-related spotting/toning to edges, binding mildly soiled, spine lettering dulled. A very good copy of the author's scarce fifth book. 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 #67765

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

Price: £475.00

See all items in Biographies and Reference
See all items by