14 June 2006
FAIRBANKS, Douglas. The Salad Days.
London: Collins, 1988
8°. half title, half tone illustrations. Original cloth-backed black paper boards, dust-jacket. PRESENTATION COPY, the title inscribed, 'This copy of the first part of my saga is for Her Royal Highness, the Princess Margaret - from her very respectful and ancient friend - the author - Douglas (the second volume due next year!).'
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