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LIPSCOMB (Capt. W.P., MC) Staff Tales. 1st Ed., vii+214pp., 10 plates (H.M. Bateman cartoons). Constable. 1920  #55714
[HLMainPic] Short stories drawn from Lipscomb's experiences on the staff in France & one of few memoirs of staff work: "Some... which went the rounds of HQs during the war... 'The Sincerest Form of Flattery' is quite one of the funniest stories the war produced" - Falls, awarding a star. Illustrations by H.M. Bateman. Note: William Percy Lipscomb became a noted screenwriter post-WW1, won an Oscar in 1939 for his adapted screenplay for Pygmalion & died in 1958. Attractive orig.. dec. cloth, cloth somewhat tanned & a little worn o/w VG & rare. See illustration on our website.   £90

     


 

 



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