London: Macmillan, 1932.
First edition. One volume of four (Vol. III). Original publisher's green cloth with decorative gilt designs on cover and spine. Ownership inscription of DÈsirÈe M. Leake and portrait of T. Sturge Moore by Charles Shannon tipped-in with the handwritten words "Mrs. Sturge Moore. Janet Image's and..." followed by the printed name of T. Sturge Moore and a plate iwth a drawing of Moore, by Charles Shannon, on front free endpaper with the words "The charm of his voice struck me,, written in ink below. As well, a tipped-in autograph note appears on the follow free fly, from Mrs Sturge T. Moore to DÈsirÈe M. Leake consisting of about 45 words. In the note, Mrs. Moore states she is sorry Leake missed the reading and mentions that the puppets made and shown by Laurence Binyon's daughters were delightful and hopes she sees them. A pencil annotation below the note states "Yes I did - both girls were Selwyn Image's god-child - they are twins DML." Pastedown newspaper cutting of the same portrait of T. Sturge Moore. Thomas Sturge Moore (1870 -1944) was a poet, author and artist who with Yeats, Laurence Binyon, Charles Shannon and others formed the Literary Theatre Club. His wife Marie Sturge Moore, nÈe Appia, was the sister of the Swiss stage designer Adolphe Appia. DÈsirÈe M. Leake wrote an eyewitness account about a girls' lodging-house for a magazine. . Cloth a little faded, otherwise near fine.
Price: $325.00 Item #4554