The Garter Town. E. B. W. CHAPPELOW, M. J. GURNEY.
The Garter Town.

The Garter Town.

London: The Fortune Press, no date [1953]. [Topographical Poetry] INSCRIBED FIRST EDITION, EX LIBRIS CLEMENT ATTLEE. Octavo (22 x 15cm), pp.64. With eight illustrations by Gurney. INSCRIBED in blue ink to fly-leaf: 'To the Rt Hon. C.R. attlee | with the author's compliments. | 2/1/54.' With Attlee's distinctive monogram bookplate to front pastedown, and a fresh bookplate detailing provenance loose to preliminaries. Publisher's blue quarter cloth, with gilt titles to spine and blue snake skin patterned paper over boards. Partially unopened. Some browning to endpapers. Spine sunned. Very good. A collection of poems about the mediaeval town and castle of Windsor, focusing on its role in the ancient Order of the Garter, founded by Edward III in 1348. Item #56440

From the library of Clement Attlee (Prime Minister of the United Kingdom 1945-1951), and his wife Violet.

Price: £50.00

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