Ian Fleming Introduces Jamaica.

“I LIVE ON THE NORTH SHORE, OPPOSITE AN INVISIBLE CUBA”: FIRST EDITION OF IAN FLEMING INTRODUCES JAMAICA

Ian Fleming Introduces Jamaica.

FLEMING, Ian.

$100.00

Item Number: 114622

New York: Hawthorn Books, 1965.

First edition of this travel guide to Jamaica, Fleming’s adopted home and where he wrote his Bond novels, with an introductory essay by Fleming and 14 essays on the history, art, religion, and flora and fauna of the Caribbean island. Octavo, original cloth, cartographic endpapers. Illustrated with 25 pages of color photographs. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by David Battle. Edited by Morris Cargill.

Editor Morris Cargill notes that Fleming “wanted, he said, a book written about Jamaica by Jamaicans and by those who, while not Jamaicans, had lived there and had like him learned to love the country.” Fleming, who died a year before the publication of this book, built his house “Goldeneye,” where he wrote his James Bond novels, on Jamaica’s northern coast. Includes chapters on dialect and religion, notable houses, natural history, birds, literature, contemporary art. skin diving, and cuisine, as well as appendices on organizing a business, driving licenses, and passports and visas.

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