FRIENDS APART. A MEMOIR OF ESMOND ROMILLY AND JASPER RIDLEY IN THE THIRTIES
Publisher: London:MacGibbon and Kee
Condition: Very Good
Binding: Hard Cover
Dust Jacket: Very Good
Edition: 1st edition
London:MacGibbon and Kee. 1954. 189pp. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket. Maroon boards lightly soiled with gilt on spine quite dulled. Internally, endpages slightly age toned but free of previous owners marks or signatures with an occasional spot of foxing scattered throughout, but otherwise in very good, clean condition. The dust jacket is in very good condition, lightly soiled with foxing to rear panel, light wear to edges but not price clipped. *"For the upper middle class, the thirties of this century were a period of strains and divisions, a period, between the economic crisis and the second war, when Edwardian appearances were precariously kept up. In his memoir of Esmond Romilly and Jasper Ridley, both of whom were killed in the war, Philip Toynbee presents his two very different friends against this background of a social system on the brink of disintegration."...dj.