Peter Fleming (Strix) | First Editions
1907 - 1971
Robert Peter Fleming, OBE (31 May 1907 – 18 August 1971) was an accomplished British adventurer and travel writer. He published numerous non-fiction works, as well as fiction. In his journlistic career, Fleming was a special correspondent for The Times and often wrote under the pen-name "Strix" (Latin for "screech owl"); he was also an essayist for The Spectator. Peter Fleming was the elder brother of Ian Fleming, creator of James Bond.
Fleming's achievements are celebrated in the Peter Fleming Award, worth £9,000, which is given by the Royal Geographic Society to a "research project that seeks to advance geographical science".
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London: Jonathan Cape, 1936. [Travel Literature] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (21 x 15cm), pp.384. With 32 photographic plates including a frontispiece, and a fold-out map. Recent burgundy half calf with raised bands, gilt titles to black morocco label on spine, and original publisher's burgundy cloth over boards, with "Fu Lei-Ming" in.....
London: Jonathan Cape, 1934. [Travel] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (21 x 15cm), pp.319; . With 16 black and white photographic plates, including a frontispiece, and a folding map. Publisher's green cloth with orange titles to spine and upper board. Top edge green. With the dust-jacket illustrated by Minns, priced at 8s.....
London: Jonathan Cape, 1934. [Travel] FINELY BOUND FIRST EDITION. Octavo (21 x 15cm), pp.319; . With 16 black and white photographic plates, including a frontispiece, and a folding map. Contemporary tan half morocco by FOX of London, with raised bands, gilt titles to brown labels, further gilt tooling to spine.....