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Charles Reade
Charles Reade - The Cloister and the Hearth, inscribed by Lloyd George to Smuts
Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press, 1915. The Cloister and the Hearth Charles Reade London: Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press, 1915 Oxford Edition, a First World War presentation copy inscribed by British Prime Minister David Lloyd George to General and future South African Prime Minister Jan Christian Smuts, and additionally signed by Lloyd George's personal secretary, mistress, and future second wife Frances Louise Stevenson on a 10 Downing Street letter presenting the book Condition: Good plus This First World War presentation copy of The Cloister and The Hearth was gifted by British Prime Minister David Lloyd George to South African General and future Prime Minister Jan Christian Smuts, evidenced by Lloyd George's signed inscription and a 10 Downing Street presentation letter signed by Lloyd George's secretary, mistress, and future wife Frances Lloyd Stevenson. Lloyd George's inked inscription on the front free endpaper recto reads "To recall a memorable journey to Italy Nov. 1917 D Lloyd George". The typed presentation letter on Lloyd George's "10 Downing Street" stationery affixed to the front pastedown is dated "27th. November, 1917." and reads "Dear General Smuts, The Prime Minister promised you this book, and I have much pleasure in sending it to you." Following the typed valediction "Yours sincerely," the letter is signed "F. L. Stevenson". The gifted book, a 1915 Oxford Edition of The Cloister and the Hearth, is in good plus condition. The elaborately blind and gilt decorated red cloth binding remains intact, though with a minor forward lean, sunne … [Click Below for Full Description]
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