Memories [2 volume set]
London: Hutchinson, 1915.
Tenth Edition. Hardcover. Very Good- with no dust jacket. Item #15130
Edge foxing, light text foxing, otherwise light wear. Solid hardcovers.; Two of two volumes, complete set. Undated 10th Edition, circa 1918. "Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford, 1st Baron Redesdale, GCVO, KCB, DL (24 February 1837 – 17 August 1916) was a British diplomat, collector and writer. Nicknamed "Barty", he was the paternal grandfather of the Mitford sisters." - Wikipedia. He was also rumored to have fathered all the children of his wife's married sister Blanche Hozier, including Winston Churchill's wife Clementine. The Memories recount a full life and encounters with many notables, and the second volume contains extensive detail of his diplomatic service in Japan during the Meiji Restoration. ; 816 in 2v pages.