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[Furneaux Smith, Frederick Winston, 2nd Earl of Birkenhead]. - Frederick Edwin : Earl of Birkenhead by his son.

Londen : Thornton Butterworth, 1936. 2ns impression. Contemp. halfcalf library binding. 319 pp. (The Keystone library). Small library stamp on title-page. Copy of the Johannesburg Book Club, with bookplate. Mailorder only - Alleen verzending mogelijk. Book condition : very good. - First part of biography of Frederick Edwin Smith, 1st Earl of Birkenhead GCSI PC KC (1872-1930), was a British Conservative statesman and lawyer who attained high office in the early 20th century, most notably Lord Chancellor. He was a skilled orator, noted for his staunch opposition to Irish nationalism, his wit, pugnacious views, and hard living and drinking. He is perhaps best remembered today as Winston Churchill's greatest personal and political friend. He became President of the Oxford Union. After winning a Fellowship of Merton College in 1896, and also a lecturership at Oriel College,[3] he taught law at Oxford until 1899, when he was called to the Bar at Gray's Inn. Written by his son : Frederick Winston Furneaux Smith Birkenhead 2nd Earl of (1907-1975).
EUR 18.00 [Appr.: US$ 19.5 | £UK 16 | JPą 2541] Book number #5114

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