Item #65946 'The London Magazine'. Edited by John Lehmann, Complete Vol.6, in 12 issues, 1959. Christopher Isherwood Ian Fleming, Sylvia Plath, C. Day Lewis, Edith Sitwell.
'The London Magazine'. Edited by John Lehmann, Complete Vol.6, in 12 issues, 1959.
'The London Magazine'. Edited by John Lehmann, Complete Vol.6, in 12 issues, 1959.
'The London Magazine'. Edited by John Lehmann, Complete Vol.6, in 12 issues, 1959.

'The London Magazine'. Edited by John Lehmann, Complete Vol.6, in 12 issues, 1959.

London, William Heinemann Ltd, Printed at the Shenval Press. 1959. [Literary magazine] Bound volume collecting twelve issues (the complete year, 1959), with the general index not included in the single issues. Octavo (22 x 15cm). Red buckram, lettered in gilt to spine, institutional blind-stamp to rear cover. Contents clean, one neat 'withdrawn' stamp to free endpaper, small 'parcel' stamp to margin of index, no other marks within. Robust binding in fine condition, page edges with some dust marks. An unusual publication to find in bound form. Scarce thus. 'A monthly review of literature' featuring contributions from the above authors, including the first appearance of Ian Fleming's article on his friend and fellow thriller writer Raymond Chandler, who had died earlier that year. The piece contains transcripts of letters between the two like-minded authors. This copy is from Jon Gilbert's bibliographical archive of Ian Fleming, with his pencilled ownership signature. Item #65946

Gilbert C80. See also pages 637, 667.

Price: £85.00

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