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My Friends When Young. The Memoirs of Brigit Patmore. Edited with an introduction by Derek Patmore.

London: Heinemann, [1968].

Price: $100.00

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First edition. xii, 159 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Inscribed. Violet boards. FIne in fine dust jacket.

Item #366146

A memoir of literary life in the early twentieth century up to the eve of the second world war. Brigit Patmore (1882-1965), Ulster-born wife of the grandson of Coventry Patmore, was friends with Violet Hunt, Pound, Eliot, Hemingway, and D.H. Lawrence. She left her husband for Richard Aldington and lived with him in the south of France while he finished Death of a Hero.
Inscribed by the editor (her son) to Margie Cohn: “For Mrs. M. Cohn, In memory of her meeting me at the Covent Garden Bookshop, from Derek Patmore, London, Oct 7th 1969”.