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Portrait of A Flying Yorkshireman. Letters from Eric Knight in the United States to Paul Rotha in England.

London: Chapman & Hall, 1952. First Edition. Hardcover. A collection of letters written by Eric Knight to Paul Rotha between 1932 and 1943, ranging over recollections of his Yorkshire childhood; memories of WW1...musings from Lassie's creator. Card laid in from Chapman & Hall indicating that this volume was sent "for favour of Review" and requesting that no notice of it may appear before the date of publication. Lovely piece of ephemera. A handsom copy of a rather scarce volume. Near Fine in Near Fine Dust Jacket. Very minimal shelf wear, else tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows age yellowing (typical of period/quality of paper), minor creases at head and heel of spine. Navy cloth boards, gilt, top of text block dyed deep blue. 231pp. Illus. (b/w plates). Index. Item #496

Price: $65.00

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