London: Rupert Hart-Davis Ltd, 1949.
First Edition. Hardcover. Signed. Keynes, John Maynard. TWO MEMOIRS. Dr. Melchior: A Defeated Enemy And My Early Beliefs. George (Dadie) Ryland's Copy. London: Rupert Hart-Davis Ltd., 1949. First Edition with George (Dadie) Ryland's ownership signature to the front free endpaper, additionally, with his pencil note, "First Edition". 8vo. 106 pp. With an Introduction by David Garnett. Black and white photographic frontispieces of Bertrand Russell, J. M. Keynes and Lytton Strachey. Fine in black cloth, gilt titles to the spine in a very good or better dustwrapper with some minor chips. "Poet and Fellow of King's College, Cambridge, Shakespeare scholar, known to his friends as Dadie, Rylands attracted the attention of John Maynatd Keynes and Lytton Strachey when he was elected to the Apostles. In July 1924, he began a short tenure at the Hogarth Press as an assistant. In October, 1928, the day after Virginia Woolf gave one of the talks that would become the basis for, A Room Of One's Own, she and Leonard accompanied by Vanessa Bell and Angelica Garnett had lunch with Keynes, Strachey and Rylands in the latters rooms, a lunch exravagantly described in, A Room Of One's Own". Hussey, Mark.
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