Memoirs of the Foreign Legion.
With an Introduction by D. H. Lawrence.London: Martin Secker, 1924 Stock Code: 144610
First edition, first impression, one of 2,000 copies. Magnus's memoir of his time with, and subsequent desertion of, the French Foreign Legion was left unpublished upon his death by suicide in 1920; it is here published for the first time, together with a lengthy introduction and biographical sketch by Lawrence, his erstwhile friend.
Octavo. Original black cloth, spine and front board lettered in gilt, top edge red. With dust jacket.
Spine ends a trifle bumped, the binding otherwise sharp, light foxing to fore-edge, else internally clean and fresh. A near-fine copy in the near-fine jacket, minor dust-soiling.
Roberts & Poplawski B14.
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