FRASER, George MacDonald (1925-2008). Flashman and the Dragon. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1986.
8vo. Publisher's red cloth-backed blue boards; original printed dust-jacket. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION.
[Laid in:] Autograph note signed, "GMcF", 29 December 1978, postmarked the Isle of Man, 3 January 1979. "Finding pictures of F. is an amusing pastime - the U.S. Marine Corps H.Q. in Washington claim to have one, taken at Peking, 1950. But Beato is a new name to me, so I doubt if he figures in the memoirs. thank you for writing, & all good wishes." Written in reply to a letter describing a portfolio by itinerant photographer Beato. The eighth volume of the Flashman Papers and the first in which beato is mentioned (pp.171 ad 286).