Churchill's Bodyguard (Signed copy)
Signed and dedicated by Edmund Murray, with typed letter concerning Maria Callas recordings
First paperback edition. 17.5 × 10.5cm, 302pp.
This copy has been signed and dedicated to the title page by Edmund Murray, "Inscribed with best wishes for Peter Howe, a Maria Callas fidela, Edmund Wilson, London 16.03.91". Also loosely inserted is a typed letter signed from Edmund to Peter concerning a Maria Callas recording & the Maria Callas Society, with a handwritten note from Murray's wife, Beryl.
The autobiography of Edmund Murray, who served as Winston Churchill's bodyguard from 1950 to 1965. Maria Callas pops up a few times in the index. Illustrated with black & white photographs.
Good condition, slight fading and one crease to the spine. Pages a little tanned but otherwise in strong readable condition.