HAPPY ODYSSEY The Memoirs of Lieutenant General Sir Adrian Carton de Wiart VC KBE CB CMG DSO.

Jonathan Cape, 1951. Item #127736

1st edn 3rd imp. 8vo. Original silver lettered red cloth , top edge red (VG), lacks dustwrapper. Pp. 287, illus with b&w portrait frontispiece (no inscriptions). [Military service in Boer War, East Africa 1914-15, Flanders and France 1915-18, command of the 1940 Central Norwegian Expeditionary Force and capture and escape from Italians by the 4th Dragoon Guards officer and celebrated VC winner on whom Evelyn Waugh is said to have modelled his character Brigadier Ritchie-Hook.].

Price: £25.00