London: The Wine and Food Society, 1957. Large octavo. Cloth. Frontis and photographs. Bookplate on front pastedown, clipping affixed to front free endsheet, otherwise near fine in moderately edgeworn and nicked dust jacket. Item #WRCLIT83244
First edition. Inscribed by Simon to poet William Curran Reedy, and with an a.l.s. (London, 30 December 1957) from Simon to Reedy laid in, extending effusive good wishes for the holidays and new year. Reedy pasted a magazine photograph of Simon in company with Compton Mackenzie to the front free endsheet. Simon includes considerable accounts of his activities during both World Wars. A substantial bibliography of his publications concludes the volume. GABLER G38810.