Caspar John (Signed copy)
Signed by Rebecca John, a biography of her father, son of Augustus John
First edition, first printing hardback in dustwrapper. 24 × 16cm, 240pp.
Signed and dedicated by the author to the title page.
The biography of Caspar John, the son of Welsh painter Augustus John and written by his daughter, who enjoyed a successful career in the Navy and the Fleet Air Arm, becoming Mountbatten's right-hand man in the 1950s and the First Sea Lord in 1960. This book is illustrated with photographs.
The book itself is in good solid condition. The dustwrapper has fading to the spine and a little creasing to the edges but has not been price-clipped and is now within a protective sleeve.