Ball, F. C.
ONE OF THE DAMNED The Life & Times of Robert Tressell
Good in Good dust jacket
Weidenfeld and Nicolson
0297766511 / 9780297766513
Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London edition, 1973. Ex-library book with usual ex-lib type of markings - still in quite good condition. Note: The title page has been removed. Book would be upgraded to very good, other than the missing page. Light cover scuffing/light soiling, age tanning, light edgewear. Jacket/cover not taped to book. Light soiling/spotting to outer edge of pages. Interior clean, intact and unmarked other than library stamp on first page. B/w photos. "Written by a lifelong Robert Tressel enthusiast, this investigative biography tells the story of an elusive literary figure and his classic book. The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists was first published in 1953, but very little was known about its author, Robert Tressell, until the first edition of this biography was assembled in 1973. Traces Tressell's life and work, ranging from his upbringing in Ireland to his political organizing and writing. "; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 266 pages