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Mahatma Gandhi.

PETHICK-LAWRENCE Lord.; BRAILSFORD H.N..; POLAK H.S.L ((1949).)

£50.00  [First Edition]

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Portrait frontispiece of Gandhi, illustrations, maps to the endpapers. First edition. 8vo., cloth, dust jacket. London, Odhams Press.

A presentation copy, inscribed on the half title page 'To my former secretary Frank Turnbull to whose initiative and penetrating judgment I owed so much during my visit to India in 1946 and whose advice has been invaluable to me in writing my section of this biography. Pethick-Lawrence July 1949'.

Pethick-Lawrence was Secretary of State for India from 1945-47, and played a part in the Independence negotiations. As a young man he joined the Labour Party, was a conscientious objector in the First World War, and a supporter of the Suffragette Movement.

Large crease to the spine, dust jacket rubbed and faded, nicked and rubbed at the edges.

Stock Code: 218874