Kendal: Titus Wilson and Son, 1948. [Topography] FIRST EDITION, with INSCRIBED letter, EX LIBRIS CLEMENT ATTLEE. Octavo (26 x 16cm), pp.xviii; 128. With 33 black and white photographic plates, including a frontispiece, and a folding map at rear. With an AUTOGRAPH SIGNED LETTER in black ink on Athenaeum Club headed note paper, dated December 1948, dedicating this copy from the author to Clement Attlee, tipped onto the flyleaf. Publisher's green cloth with gilt titles to spine and upper. Attlee's distinctive monogram bookplate to front pastedown, and a fresh bookplate detailing provenance loose to preliminaries. Light spotting to edges. Spine slightly toned, and gilt dulled. Very good. Item #56512
From the library of Clement Attlee (Prime Minister of the United Kingdom 1945-1951), and his wife Violet.
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