Lot 248

Fleming (Peter)

Brazilian Adventure, plates and maps, 1933 ; another copy, third impression, presentation inscription on free endpaper ‘Deirdre [née Hart-Davis] and Ronnie [Balfour] love Peter’, little spotting, 1933; another edition, first U.S. Edition, end-paper maps, New York, 1934; Variety, name on endpaper, 1933; One’s Company – a Journey to China, plates & map, snapshot of the author pasted to title, bookplate, 1934; A Story to Tell, 1942, FIRST EDITIONS, except the second & third, original cloth, little frayed or torn dust-jackets, except the first & second, and 19 others by the same, 8vo (22)

*** Deirdre Hart-Davis (1909-1999), niece of Lady Diana Cooper & sister of Rupert Hart-Davis, a famous society beauty, and Ronnie Balfour, the first of her four husbands.

Estimate: £150-£200