Ian Fleming - Thrilling Cities - 1963

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Ian Fleming - Thrilling Cities - 1963
Literature - Quantity: 1 - Dust jacket - Book

"Thrilling Cities" by Ian Fleming

Jonathan Cape, London - 1963, first UK edition first printing - 221p, 16cmx14cm - condition: good, comes with original price unclipped first issue dust jacket in with shelf wear to edges and plastic. Overall, a collectible copy. Rare.

Thrilling Cities is the title of a travelogue by the James Bond author and The Sunday Times journalist Ian Fleming. The book was first published in the UK in November 1963 by Jonathan Cape. The cities covered by Fleming were Hong Kong, Macau, Tokyo, Honolulu, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Chicago, New York, Hamburg, Berlin, Vienna, Geneva, Naples and Monte Carlo.

Thrilling Cities was initially a series of articles Fleming wrote for The Sunday Times, based on two trips he took. The first trip was in 1959, in which he travelled around the world, and the second was in 1960, in which he drove around Europe.

The first trip was at the behest of The Sunday Times's features editor Leonard Russell; the paper's chairman, Roy Thomson, enjoyed the series so much he requested Fleming undertook a second trip. The book version includes material edited out of the original articles, as well as photographs of the various cities.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Literature
Author/ Illustrator
Ian Fleming
Book Title
Thrilling Cities
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1963
Edition
1st Edition
Language
English
Original language
Yes
Publisher
London: Jonathan Cape
Binding/ Material
Hardback
Extras
Dust jacket
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