Leasor, James AUTHOR BY PROFESSION
London: Cleaver-Hume Press, Ltd., (1952). First edition. Hardcover. Offsetting to the endpapers, foxing to the upper page edges, copyright notice struck out in blue, else a very good plus copy; in an illustrated price-clipped dust jacket, with light shelfwear, mild age-toning and soiling. 207 pages.
Leasor, an author and journalist, tells how eleven authors became writers, from their early disappointments and setbacks to their later successes. Includes Noel Streatfeild, Christopher Fry, Elizabeth Goudge, H.E. Bates, Monica Dickens, more.