Her Majesty's Minister. William LE QUEUX.

Her Majesty's Minister.

London Hodder and Stoughton. [1901]. First Edition. 8vo. Publisher's black cloth, pictorially blocked with an illustration of Marble Arch, titled in gilt to the spine. Very minor edgewea, slight fraying to the head of the spine, some foxing/browning. Uncommon. 'William Tufnell Le Queux (2 July 1864 London - 13 October 1927 Knocke, Belgium) was an Anglo-French journalist and writer. He was also a diplomat (honorary consul for San Marino), a traveller (in Europe, the Balkans and North Africa), a flying buff who officiated at the first British air meeting at Doncaster in 1909, and a wireless pioneer who broadcast music from his own station long before radio was generally available; his claims regarding his own abilities and exploits, however, were usually exaggerated. His best-known works are the anti-German invasion fantasies The Great War in England in 1897 (1894) and The Invasion of 1910 (1906), the latter of which was a phenomenal bestseller.'. Item #38149

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