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Thrilling Cities - In dust wrapper and with erratum slip to page 223 by  Ian Fleming - First Edition - 1963 - from John Atkinson Books (SKU: 14020)

Thrilling Cities - In dust wrapper and with erratum slip to page 223

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Thrilling Cities - In dust wrapper and with erratum slip to page 223

by Fleming, Ian

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Cape, 1963. A first edition, first printing published by Jonathan Cape in 1963. A near fine + copy with only very slight staining to the head and base of the spine. Solid black top stain in situ. Includes the rare erratum slip to page 223. In a like, unclipped wrapper with slight staining to the reverse of the top edges. Thrilling Cities is a travelogue by the James Bond author Ian Fleming. The cities featured in the book are Hong Kong, Macau, Tokyo, Honolulu, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Chicago, New York, Hamburg, Berlin, Vienna, Geneva, Naples and Monte Carlo.

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Thrilling Cities is the title of a collection of non-fiction travel articles by James Bond creator Ian Fleming. The book was published by Glidrose Productions first in Great Britain in 1963, followed by an American edition in 1964. The book is a collection of articles Fleming wrote for the London Sunday Times, based on two trips he took between 1959 and 1960 at the behest of Times travel editor Leonard Russell. The book version includes material edited out of the original articles.

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John Atkinson Books GB (GB)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
14020
Title
Thrilling Cities - In dust wrapper and with erratum slip to page 223
Author
Fleming, Ian
Book condition
second hand
Quantity available
1
Publisher
Cape
Date Published
1963
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