Child O'War - GARFIELD, Leon; PROCTOR, DavidCollins, 1972, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Good+ - in Good DJ. DJ slightly ruffled along edges with some small nicks at head, tail and corners.
When Sir John Theophilus Lee came to write the story of his life in 1836 he could not have known that it might some day be the inspiration for what Leon Garfield calls "an experiment in history." Sir John was not himself possessed of an experimental nature; and as for History- hadn't he already seen it with his own eyes? This memoir still tells its own story of that heroic period of British history, but has now been elaborately framed by Leon Garfield to create a totally new form. Child O' War is more than fact, more than fiction. It partakes of both, yet stands proudly on its own invented feet as an integrated whole, defying all conventional categories. Illustrated with B&W photographs and line drawings. 128pp. Size: 8vo Large Post (8¼" x 5") Illustrated by Antony Maitland. Dust wrapper in protective, removable sleeve.
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