The Life Of Ian Fleming.
Jonathan Cape Thirty Bedford Square.
FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 6.75 x 9.25 inches. 351 +  pp. Bound in original black cloth, gilt, with gilt block on front board, in Pictorial dust wrapper, which has top edge chips. Slight sunning to board edges but otherwise a very good copy. Facsimile Armourial bookplate of Ian Lancaster Fleming on first free endpaper. Illustrated by 16 pages of black and white photographic plates and by 8 facsimile documents in text. Decorated by publisher's device on title page. An early life of Ian Fleming (1908-64), by John Pearson (b.1908), a former journalist who later became a biographer, true crime writer and novelist. His titles included the 'Authorised Biographies' of James Bond and Biggles.
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