Lot 165

Disher (M. Willson)

The Cowells in America, newspaper clips with book reviews pasted to fepp, covers and edges little soiled, Oxford University Press & H. Milford, 1934; The Last Romantic: The Authorised Biography of Sir John Martin-Harvey, author’s manuscript letters to John Arlott, illustrations, minimal foxing, little soiled, Hutchinson, 1948; Pharaoh’s Food: The Story of Giovanni Belzoni, illustrations, slight foxing, edges foxed, W. Heinemann, 1957; Mad Genius: A Biography of Edmund Kean, illustrations, little foxing, upper edges frayed, soiled, Hutchinson, 1950; Whitely Wanton: A Story of Mistress and Lover, illustrations, little soiled, Hutchinson & Co., 1951, FIRST EDITIONS, PRESENTATION COPIES, all in original dust jacket, v.s. (5)

Provenance. The dedicatee, John Arlott (1914-91), was an English journalist and a most renowned cricket commentator on BBC, as well as an author and poet.

Estimate: £200-£300