London: John Murray, 2008. 8vo. First edition. Original blue hardcovers, silvergilt. Black and white photographic plate sections. Signed by Patrick Leigh Fermor and the Duchess of Devonshire, and by the editor Charlotte Mosley 'To Michael' on the title page. A nick to the top edge of the front panel of the d/w, otherwise fine in fine dust-wrapper. Item #4299
Loosely inserted is a four page interview with the Dowager Duchess of Devonshire and Charlotte Mosley issued by Heywood Hill's bookshop in Curzon Street to promote the signing session at which this and other copies were inscribed. The queue of customers ran onto the pavement.
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