Edward Marsh's Little Book. Edward Marsh.
Edward Marsh's Little Book

Edward Marsh's Little Book. Reproduced in facsimile. Introduction by John Julius Norwich. Edited by Michael Meredith.

Eton: Eton College, 1990. 8vo. Limited edition. #104 of 626 copies. Two volumes, quarter brown leather with green paper-covered boards in matching slipcase with paper label. Top edges gilt. Item #4750

Volume 1 describes the original 'Little Book' and how it came to be filled with poems written out by their poets (who each get a short biographical entry) and volume 2 is a colour facsimile of the unique sixpenny note-book Eddie Marsh, private secretary to Winston Churchill, was given by Lady Diana Manners at Christmas in 1911. Poets include Max Beerbohm, Edmund Blunden, Rupert Brooke, G.K. Chesterton, Walter de la Mare, Robert Graves, Thomas Hardy, Aldous Huxley, Rudyard Kipling, D.H. Lawrence, T.E. Lawrence, Cecil Day Lewis, A.A. Milne, Isaac Rosenberg, Vita Sackville-West, Siegfried Sassoon, Walter Sickert, Lytton Strachey, Edith Wharton and W.B. Yeats.

Price: £200.00

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