CHRISTOPHER. A Study in Human Personality. by LODGE, Oliver, Sir…

CHRISTOPHER. A Study in Human Personality.

Edition: First Edition

London: Cassell, 1918. Green boards. [2], vi, (294), [2] pp + fontispiece portait with tissue guard. The tissue guard is tanned, with a bit of offsetting to the frontispiece. Spine has soft vertical creases and a nick at head; light endpa per tanning from binding; dust soiling to top page edges; else fine, no owner names. In the scarce pale grey non-pictorial dust jacket, which has small tears and very small chips to tips of lightly tanned spine, light soiling to panels, VG otherwise . The would appear to be an issue for Canada, with a $2.25 net price rubber stamped on the spine. "A sympathetic study of a temperament of singular delicacy and charm. It traces Christopher Tenant through the years of a happy childhood, merging into the uncongenial life of a great public school, which was to have conducted him to the halls of a Cambridge College, there to devote himself to the study of the Classics. Then came the War to divert him to Sandhurst, and thence to the plains of Flanders, where a life rich in promise came to a most untimely end." - jacket. Chapter IX covers his time at Sandhurst, X his joining of the Welsh Guards, and XI on his active service in France, where he was killed 2 Sept., 1917. Much on life after death. Young Christopher was a believer, as was Sir Oliver.; Octavo

Book ID: 19881
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