London: Peter Davies, 1957, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Signed by the author, with dedication, on the first blank page without provenance. Contains: Black & white photographs; Portrait to the frontispiece;
>From the cover: This remarkable book comes from the very heart: it is in effect a cry of humble thankfulness and a passionate attempt to bring sympathy and encouragement to others.
Brian Hession is a Minister of the Church of England; at the age of 27 he was made Vicar of Holy Trinity, Aylesbury, where he stayed for thirteen years. In 1933 he founded the Dawn Trust, an organization designed to make, supply and promote films and strips for use by Christian leaders of any denomination. (Today the Dawn Trust supplies visual material to more than 10,000 clergy and lay members). As Chairman of the Trust he was sent, with his wife, to America to preach, and specifically to act as spiritual technical adviser in Hollywood…
+Good+ in Good+ Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded. A little age-toning to the edges of the text block. Text complete, clean and tight.
Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 222 pages. 8″ x 5¼”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I tempt you with something from my Biography catalogue?