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The Endless Adventure.

The Endless Adventure.

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The Endless Adventure.

by Oliver, F.S

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Three volumes. Macmillan and Co. London. 1930, 1931, 1935. Octavo. xii, 428pp, Frontis., 7 further plates; xiii, 333pp, Frontis., 6 further plates; vii, 241pp, Photo Frontis. Original blue cloth, spine labels (browned), faded and sunned to spines, covers mottled/marked. Scuff to Vol. II rear board. Tissue guards. "From the author" tipped in to Volume I, inscribed "To Jermyn Moorsom from his friend F. S. Oliver" to ffep Volume II.

Frederick Scott Oliver (1864-1934) Political writer, businessman

Jermyn Moorsom (1881-1951) Son of James Marshall Moorsom. Haileybury, Eton. One of Darling's Kingsmen at Cambridge, one of Josie Low's "Quartet", friend of EM Forster etc. m. Pamela Milbourne-Swinnerton-Pilkington (1926). Became a sheep farmer at Hyndlee, Hawick, and later moved to Durrus, near Cork. Died March 1951, Durrus Court, Bantry, having changed his surname to 'Moorson'.

"This is a book about politics. Its subject is the endless adventure of governing men. Its object is to show how politicians of various sorts contrived to carry on governments, and to thwart, discredit and destroy governments…"


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The Endless Adventure.
Oliver, F.S
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Paul Haynes has been an antiquarian bookseller since 1978. Based in Hay on Wye, he travels worldwide to buy and sell rare and old books. A member of the ABA, ILAB and PBFA. Paul Haynes Rare Books offers both antiquarian and scarce books in all subjects, with something of a bias towards the owner's passion for Travel and Exploration.


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