London: Andre Deutsch, 1965. [Travel book] FIRST STATE without Editor's name printed on the jacket panels. Octavo (24 x 16cm), pp.240, illustrated throughout with colour plates, map endpapers printed in colour. Publisher's russet cloth hardcover, gilt titles, top edge ochre, in photographic dust-jacket, priced at 42s. Book is near fine. Jacket with some edgewear, plus a few small nick and tears. Overall a very good copy. Novelist Ian Fleming discusses the island where, at his winter retreat named Goldeneye, he wrote one Bond novel a year from 1952/3-1964. This was a lavish, expensive publication priced at 42s - Fleming's Bond novel that year (The Man With The Golden) was originally sold at 18s. Item #53143
Gilbert B6a (1.1).
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