THE CLANDESTINE BETROTHAL. Inscribed by Val Gielgud.
Price: $55.00 USD
Place Published: London
Publisher: Robert Hale.
Date Published: .
Edition: First Edition, First Printing
Condition: Near Fine in Dust Jacket
Book Id: 5003
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.
¶ 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.