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    Sale 5140

    Fine Printed Books Including Modern First Editions & Miniature Books

    25 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 239

    FLEMING, Ian -- Peter FLEMING (1907-71). The Fate of Admiral Kolchak. London: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1963. 8°. Half title, half tone frontispiece portrait, illustrations and maps. Original black cloth, spine lettered in gilt, dust-jacket. Provenance: copious (and opinionated) pencil annotation. FIRST EDITION, IAN FLEMING'S PRESENTATION COPY, the front free endpaper inscribed, "To Piotr Maslov with much affection from his old pupil and friend Ian Fleming."

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    FLEMING, Ian -- Peter FLEMING (1907-71). The Fate of Admiral Kolchak. London: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1963. 8°. Half title, half tone frontispiece portrait, illustrations and maps. Original black cloth, spine lettered in gilt, dust-jacket. Provenance: copious (and opinionated) pencil annotation. FIRST EDITION, IAN FLEMING'S PRESENTATION COPY, the front free endpaper inscribed, "To Piotr Maslov with much affection from his old pupil and friend Ian Fleming."
    LOCKHART, Robert Hamilton Bruce (1887-1970). British Agent ... with an introduction by Hugh Walpole. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1933. Large 8° (221 x 160mm). Half title. Original green cloth gilt (rather worn). Provenance: "Masloff" (signatures on front free endpaper and title); copious pencil annotation in the same hand as in the first named book, many relevant cuttings, newspaper clippings etc pasted in. (2)


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