First Childhood

Lord Berners' first volume of autobiography


Lord Berners, (Gerald Hugh Tyrwhitt-Wilson, 14th Baron Berners), with a frontispiece by Rex Whistler


Constable, London, 1934
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Printing Details

First edition, first printing. Hardback, bound in blue cloth with gilt titling to spine and upper board. 20.5 × 13.5cm, 255pp.

Lord Berners was a British composer, novelist, painter and aesthete. This is his first volume of autobiography and covers his earliest years to his first four terms at "Elmley" a school in Cheam. Illustrated with photographs and a frontis by Rex Whistler.


A good reading copy. The spine and boards' edges are sun-faded but the contents are in good clean condition and remain perfectly readable. There is a little foxing to the endpapers and pages edges.



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