Description: [Intrepid travel] FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY. Octavo (22 x 15cm), pp. With numerous duo-tone photographic plates.
Publisher's blue cloth with gilt titles to spine, dust-jacket illustrated by H. Bridgeman Grindley with printed price of 18s. Author's lengthy inscription to flyleaf; For Christina Foyle / You have been concerned in / so many of my novels that / I thought you might like / to have a copy of this which / is the background to them all / Anyway, I want you to / have it.
With my best / wishes as always // Ralph Hammond Innes // December 1959. Book is fine, jacket with some soiling to rear panel.A remarkable association; Christina Foyle of London bookselling giants W and G Foyle Ltd. Was famous for her literary salons and author lunches at Charing Cross Road. She also ran the UK's largest literary book club of the 1960s. Subject: Signed & Inscribed, Travel & Topography. Adrian Harrington began trading in 1971. As part of Harrington Brothers on London's fashionable King's Road, after 40+ years of bookselling in the capital, Adrian relocated to Royal Tunbridge Wells. Adrian Harrington Rare Books deal in a wide selection of literature, modern first editions, leather bound library sets, children's and illustrated books and fine and rare antiquarian and old books in all fields. Ian Fleming Bibliographer Jon Gilbert curates our world-class stock of James Bond material, including first edition novels, film posters, original scripts and associated ephemera. All books and dust-jackets are supplied in suitable archival quality protectors and orders are professionally packed in bubble wrap and high quality cardboard book packs to ensure that they arrive safely. We endeavour to describe item as accurately as possible using industry standard grades and our feedback speaks for itself. This listing was created by Bibliopolis. This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectable". The seller is "harrington-rare-books" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped worldwide.