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A Minstrel in France.

LAUDER Sir Harry (1918.)

£100.00 

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Portrait frontispiece, illustrations. Second edition. 8vo., original brown cloth, gilt. London, Andrew Melrose.

Inscribed on the front pastedown by the author, 'as always, Harry Lauder 1918', accompanied by a pen and ink self portrait. Loosely inserted is a TLS from an unidentified correspondent at Metro Goldwyn Mayer to Major Eric Maschwitz at the War Office, promising more Lauder books in the future. Maschwitz was a popular writer and broadcaster, and wrote the lyrics for 'A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square'.

Stock Code: 131233