Collected and edited, with support from royalty, by Captain H.Cotton Minchin. Not the limited numbered edition.
33 short pieces: articles, short stories, playlets; humorous, serious, philosophical, satirical.
Many familiar names, for example, John Galsworthy, Hugh Walpole, Rudyard Kipling,Winston Churchill, Edgar Wallace, Arnold Bennett, Aldous Huxley, P.G.Wodehouse, Edmund Blunden, G.K.Chesterton, Vita Sackville-West, Walter de la Mare, Edith Sitwell and Rebecca West.
With four drawings, wood engraving and 12 half-tone plates, all b/w. Also with familiar names attached, for example, E. Ravilious, Augustus John, Jacob Epstein, Max Beerbohm.
Covers soiled, particularly at the back. some fairly heavy spotting at beginning and end. No images affected. Occasional light fingermarks in rest of content. All appears lightly browned, although this may be as published.