Sixteen Portraits of people whose houses have been preserved by The National Trust



London: the Naldrett Press for The National Trust, 1951.

Edited by L.A.G. Strong. Sixteen character sketches of the famous people whose houses are today under the care of The National Trust accompanied by sixteen wood engravings of their houses by Joan Hassall. Pamela Hansford Johnson on Thomas Carlyle, Stephen Potter on S.T. Coleridge, Geoffrey Grigson on John Constable, L.A.G. Strong on Thomas Hardy, L. P. Hartley on Henry James, Hilton Brown on Rudyard Kipling, Sir Ronald Storrs on T.E. Lawrence, Hesketh Pearson on Bernard Shaw and Norman Nicholson on William Wordsworth to name but a few. First edition. 8.5 X 5.5 ins. 245 pp. Full tan cloth with spine titling. A fine copy in fine dust-jacket with very minor chipping.

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