Victor Cazalet.

(Cazalet.) RHODES JAMES (Robert)

Victor Cazalet.

A Portrait.

Description: FIRST EDITION, pp. xiv, 306, 8vo, original green boards, backstrip lettered in gilt, faded around the backstrip and with a little handling to boards, corners a little pushed, front pastedown with the bookplate of Gerald Bowden M.P., the rear pastedown with residue from tape sometime used to fix a letter from the author (this now loose, see below), good

Publication Details: Hamish Hamilton, 1976

Notes: Inscribed by the author on the flyleaf: 'To Gerry, with all affection and regard, Robert'. James has also signed the title-page, dated 1991. The recipient, Gerald Bowden, was at this time towards the end of his nine years as Conservative MP for Dulwich. The autograph letter from James to Bowden laid in at the rear, on House of Commons-headed paper, professes his appreciation for Bowden's praise, before describing that 'as his sister was still alive, I omitted to mention that Victor was homosexual' – though a 'not over-active one' (whatever this is supposed to mean!). It is in contradistincti...more

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Price: £25

Subject: History

Published Date: 1976

Stock Number: 69856

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