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Legion Book (The) edited by Captain H Cotton Minchin. First edition, 3rd imp. 1929 Antiquarian Find!
Most of the literary and artistic contributions to this volume appear nowhere else. Over ninety participants, including, among many others, Winston Churchill, John Galsworthy, Rudyard Kipling, , P.G. Wodehouse, G.K. Chesterton, Vita Sackville-West, Edgar Wallace, Hugh Walpole, Arnold Bennett, John Drinkwater, Hilaire Belloc, Edith Sitwell, Rebecca West, Aldous Huxley, Edmund Blunden, David Garnett, Storm Jameson, F. Tennyson Jesse, Walter de la Mare and others.
Published in London by Cassell and Company, La Belle Sauvage, First printed, 3rd impression 1929.
Condition, cover and edge of pages especially at back water-damaged. Name of previous owner on frontispiece which, with the back cover is also badly water-stained. Spine in good condition with gold lettering. Else well-bound. Cream-coloured, printed on a special vellum-like paper with rough edging (Slightly yellowing). Quarto size, 234pp, full page B&W illustrations, cartoons, sketches.
Please note: being sold “voetstoots” and inexpensive due to water damage.
Photo for viewing: of title page.