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THE ANGELS OF MONS
Machen, Arthur.

THE ANGELS OF MONS

The Bowmen And Other Legends of the War. With an Introduction by the Author. Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co. 1915.
1st Ed. Sm. 8vo. 66pp. Some foxing, from the Library of Anthony Lejeune, original pictorial boards, lacking lower portion of backstrip. The title story originally appeared in The Evening News. With an inscription of Frederick M.S. Blight, and with an ALS dated 10 Sept. 1953 from him to Caroline Lejeune regarding a gift of a Machen related programme of ‘Paolo & Francesca’ that Machen performed in, and the dispatch of the above work to Anthony Lejeune. Clearly a Machen aficionado he declares that ‘I have lived the greater part of my life in Wales, and most of my friends are Welsh, but I own to a bit of spite in having a “smack” at the Welsh for the way in which, until near the end of his life, they ignored Machen as a great writer ...’
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