Four Studies in Loyalty.

Sykes, Christopher.

Book ID: 7569


8vo. 224 pp., 8 b/w plates, cloth, slightly faded spine, Collins, London, first edition, 1946.


Includes a portrait of his uncle, a celebrated dandy; the Persian, Bahram Kirmani who fabricated stories about his life in Oxford and who finally showed his loyalty when the Germans attempted to control Persia, a 100 pages essay of his friend the author Robert Byron who he travelled with in Central Asia; they also co-authored ‘Innocence and Design’ under the name Richard Waughburton, and lastly he covers his work with the French Resistance during the Second World War.

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