Out of Bounds: The Education of Giles and Esmond Romilly


Published by Hamish Hamilton, London, 1935
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Title: Out of Bounds: The Education of Giles and ...

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton, London

Publication Date: 1935

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: First Edition.


Violet cloth with silver lettering to the spine. Black and white frontispiece photograph of authors. Book is slightly cocked and the spine is faded. Previous owner's signature to the front endpage. Otherwise fine. Esmond and Giles Romilly were Winston Churchill's nephews, 'tho at the opposite end of the political spectrum. Both fought in Spain against the Fascists, and Esmond subsequently died in WW2 ; Giles was captured, later escaped a German POW camp and enjoyed a long literary career. The two brothers edited a public school magazine also named OUT OF BOUNDS that included a number of leftist and anti-fascist articles. The published book is a combination of youthful memoirs/ political manifesto related with wit and verve, and was well received by the radical intellegentsia of the time. Size: 12mo. Bookseller Inventory # 13289

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