The White Cliffs..
In stiff pictorial boards in pictorial dust wrapper which is chipped and torn at edges and head and tail of spine. Some loss to tail of spine and lacks first free endpaper, but otherwise a good copy. 1941 gift inscription.
Methuen and Co. Ltd., 36 Essex Street, Strand, W.C.2.,
With a preface by sir walter layton, c.b.e., c.h., ll.d. tenth edition.
8vo. 5.25 x 7.75 inches. [vi] + 69 +  pp.
Decorated by publisher's device on title page.
First published in February 1941. A verse novel of England written 'in her hour of trial and danger.' Alice Duer Miller (1874-1942) was a US novelist and screen writer, many of whose works were made into films, including this title as The White Cliffs of Dover (1944). The White Cliffs proved immensely popular on both sides of the Atlantic, selling nearly one million copies.
[Stock No. 24785]