CURTIS, C. D.
First edition, first impression. Presentation copy from the author, with a typed letter signed to the subscriber C. Wanklyn, thanking him for his complimentary comments on the book and expressing his dislike of Pepys (“Pepys was no patriot. He, if ever a man was, was SELF FIRST in all that he did”); dated from Weston-super-Mare 4 July 1935. Scarce: privately published, the subscribers’ list runs to around 150 names.
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Octavo. Original blue cloth, black lettered spine and front cover, untrimmed. Portrait frontispiece, 17 illustrations, 3 maps. Spine only a touch rolled otherwise a very good copy.