London: Brassey's, 1991. [Military Biography, Foreign Affairs, and Broadcasting] INSCRIBED FIRST EDITION. Octavo (24 x 16cm), pp.xxxiv; 304. With 10 double-sided black and white photographic plates, and a photographic frontispiece. INSCRIBED by author and subject in blue and black ink to half-title: 'For Hugh & Maxine | Magan | from | Ian Jacob | 24.9.91 | Charles Richardson | Audrey Richardson | (Typist).' Publisher's blue cloth with gilt titles to spine, and a family tree and map to endpapers. With the publisher's blue photographic dust-jacket, not priced. A large splash mark to jacket at head of spine, with some minor corresponding marks to cloth, and light wear to jacket edges. Near fine. A biography of the eminent General who served as Assistant Military Secretary to the War Cabinet during the Second World War, working very closely with Churchill at the very heart of government, and then served as Director General of the BBC from 1952 to 1959. Item #60204
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