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, and brown textured cloth over boards. Top edge gilt. Browning and offsetting to endpapers, with a small binder's label to front pastedown. Light spotting to edges; some rubbing and toning to spine. Very good. Robert Peter Fleming, OBE was a British adventurer and travel writer, brother of 'James Bond' novelist Ian Fleming. This, his second book, covers his epic trip from London to Nanking. Item #53455
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