Quantity: 1 available
Hardback, 9 x 5.5 inches. In dark blue cloth covers with yellow lettering to spine and front. Top page edges red. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded. Corners slightly rubbed. Some minor handling marks to boards. Slight browning to endpapers. Neat inscription to front endpaper, “Southborough”. Inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. Else a very clean and tight copy. 258pp. Originally published anonymously, The book is a fictional diary, published as an anonymous hoax. This caused the author to be prosecuted for attempted fraud, but he won the case. It was still withdrawn by the publisher.
Title: The Whispering Gallery. Being Leaves from a Diplomat’s Diary.
Publisher: London, John Lane the Bodley Head Ltd, 1926 1st edition.:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 82941
Keywords: BIOGRAPHIES/LETTERS/DIARIES Whispering Gallery, Leaves, Diplomat’s Diary, Diplomatic Corps, anonymous, extracts, 1926 Politics, first edition, PEARSON, Hesketh, fraud, fraudulent, hoax,