1st Edition. Published in 1955
Boards covered in light blue cloth.
Good condition for age, bumping to spine and corners,yellowing and some foxing to pages.
Unknown signature to top of front end page.
Written by F L Lucas, fellow of Kings College Cambridge, University reader in English.
This book consists of lectures given at Cambridge.
Fascinating insight into,what are the qualities that endow language, spoken or written, with persuasiveness or power?
Chapters include, The value of style,Courtesy to readers,good humour and gaiety,methods of writing,etc etc.