Edition; 1st ed. reprinted / [with an additional postscript]. Physical description; 192 p.,  p. of plates : ports. ; 23 cm. Notes; First ed. originally published: London : Heinemann, 1932. Subjects; John, Augustus (British painter, 1878-1961). John (Family). Great Britain - Biography. england - john, romilly - autobiographies. Genres; Autobiography. Illustrated.
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Book Description London: Jonathan Cape, 1975. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Included. Nice copy in dustwrapper. Memoir first published in 1932. Bookseller Inventory # 9M100064
Book Description Cape, London, 1975. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Ex private library one stamp, mylar protected. Bookseller Inventory # 023462
Book Description Jonathan Cape, Bedford Square, London -, 1975. hardcover, 5¾" x 8¾", with dust jacket With the resurgence of interest in Augustus John's life and work, this re-issue of Romilly John's recollections comes as a timely record of what it was like to grow up in that chaotic, unconventional, overpopulated household. Includes a candid child's-eye view of Henry Lamb, Lytton Strachey, Roy Campbell. Eight b&w photographs. VERY GOOD book in VERY GOOD unclipped dust jacket 192 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 41308
Book Description Hardback. Book Condition: Fair. A readable copy of the book which may include some defects such as highlighting and notes. Cover and pages may be creased and show discolouration. Bookseller Inventory # GOR004809099
Book Description London, Jonothan Cape., 1975. 22.3cm x 14.2cm. 192 pages. Original Hardcover with original dustjacket. Excellent condition with only minor signs of wear. Romilly's father Augustus John/ Romilly (1906–1986) was in the RAF, briefly a civil servant, then a poet, author and an amateur physicist/ By the 1920s Augustus John was Britain's leading portrait painter/ Augustus John painted many distinguished contemporaries, including T. E. Lawrence, Thomas Hardy, W. B. Yeats, Aleister Crowley, Lady Gregory, Tallulah Bankhead, George Bernard Shaw, the cellist Guilhermina Suggia, the Marchesa Casati and Elizabeth Bibesco/ Perhaps his most famous portrait is of his fellow-countryman, Dylan Thomas, whom he introduced to Caitlin Macnamara, his sometime lover who later became Thomas' wife/ Romilly's 'meteorigical' upbringing/ timely record of what it was like to grow up in that chaotic, unconventional, overpoulated household, to which his postscript, written 'after many a summer', provides a gently ironical but affectionate couterpoint of mature reflection/ candid child's-eye view of such characters as Henry Lamb, Lytton Strachey, Roy Campbell etc. Bookseller Inventory # 40296AB