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BERNERS, Lord. First Childhood. London: Constable & Co Ltd., [1934]. 8°. Half title, frontispiece of Arley Park “Drawn from a photograph by Rex Whistler”, 7 half tone plates. Original blue cloth gilt (some fading and staining, without the dust-jacket). FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY TO CECIL BEATON, inscribed on the front free endpaper, “To Cecil from Gerald (to be read on the Ocean). Jan 15, 1934.” With 6 other books by the same author, namely The Camel (London, [1936], PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed, “To Stephen Tennant with love from Gerald. Faringdon, 1936”), Far from the Madding War (London, [1941]), Count Omega (London, [1941]), Percy Wallingford and Mr. Pidger (Oxford, 1941, wrappers), The Romance of a Nose (London, [1941]) and A Distant Prospect. A Sequel to First Childhood (London, [1945]), all FIRST EDITIONS IN DUST-JACKETS, except where indicated.

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BERNERS, Lord. First Childhood. London: Constable & Co Ltd., [1934]. 8°. Half title, frontispiece of Arley Park “Drawn from a photograph by Rex Whistler”, 7 half tone plates. Original blue cloth gilt (some fading and staining, without the dust-jacket). FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY TO CECIL BEATON, inscribed on the front free endpaper, “To Cecil from Gerald (to be read on the Ocean). Jan 15, 1934.” With 6 other books by the same author, namely The Camel (London, [1936], PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed, “To Stephen Tennant with love from Gerald. Faringdon, 1936”), Far from the Madding War (London, [1941]), Count Omega (London, [1941]), Percy Wallingford and Mr. Pidger (Oxford, 1941, wrappers), The Romance of a Nose (London, [1941]) and A Distant Prospect. A Sequel to First Childhood (London, [1945]), all FIRST EDITIONS IN DUST-JACKETS, except where indicated.
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