THE CLANDESTINE BETROTHAL. Inscribed by Val Gielgud. Alice Chetwynd LEY.

THE CLANDESTINE BETROTHAL. Inscribed by Val Gielgud.

London: Robert Hale. [1967]. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. First edition [and first printing]. Octavo, original green boards, gilt titles to spine panel. 208 pp. Inscribed in pen on the inner front cover "Audrey Cameron / from / Val Gielgud / Edinburgh Christmas 1967". Val Henry Gielgud (1900 - 1981), English actor, writer, director and broadcaster. Brother of Sir John Gielgud. He was a pioneer of radio drama for the BBC. Audrey Cameron was also a drama producer for the BBC.The author's second novel THE GEORGIAN RAKE was produced as a radio pla y on the BBC. A nice association copy. Moderate tanning to edgs of the boards, two tiny scuffs to the dust wrapper spine otherwise a fine copy in dust wrapper, price corner intact. A pretty sharp copy. Near Fine in Dust Jacket. Item #5003

¶ Regency romance novel set in the late Georgian period. The author's works are quite highly regarded and bear the influence of the writings of Jane Austen.

Price: $55.00

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