The Flying Visit 1940 by Peter Fleming ~ First Edition ~ Comedic Novel ~ World War II ~ Adolf drops in on London


Title: The Flying Visit
Author: Peter Fleming
Illustrator: drawings by David Low

Description: First Edition. Black cloth boards stamped in silver on spine. Head of spine is worn. Interior is clean and unmarked. Illustrated with drawings by David Low. Dust jacket chipped at head of spine; front panel has a couple spots of surface loss (one has been inked over in black); not price clipped (5s. net); in an archival mylar sleeve. 128 pages.  

Anticipating Rudolf Hess's flight to England by a year, Peter Fleming's comic novel imagines Adolf Hitler, who inexplicably decides to fly over London in March 1940, has his plane shot down, and then parachutes to safety. The Fuhrer hikes to the nearest village... with bizarre and unanticipated results.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: Very Good

Publisher: Jonathan Cape
Place: London
Year: 1940

Keywords: David Low, humor, comedy, Adolf Hitler, Battle of Britain, WWII, World War II,

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