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Contemporary Personalities with 30 Cartoons by MATT


ISBN13: 004204
ISBN: 004204
Published: November 1924
Publisher: Cassell and Company, Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print



In this notewothy book Lord Birkenhead depicts in a series of brilliant essays - graphic, convincing and illuminating - the famous personalities with whom he has been, often intimately, associated.

Very few men have played a more prominent part in the Imperial affairs of the last decade than the talented author, both in public and in more secret negotiations. His readers are thus enabled to get a fuller appreciation of the calibre and real character of those whose lives, in their several ways, have been devoted to the services of their country during the last quarter of a century.


PREFACE
To write a series of contemporary sketches must always be a matter of delicacy and of difficulty. I can hardly expect to have surmounted all the difficulties, or to have avoided all the indelicacies of this task.

But I have made an honest attempt in dealing with men nearly all of whom have been well known to me to give a sincere and unprejudiced view of their special qualities and of the part which they have played in the pregnant years from which I hope, without being confident, that we are about to emerge.

I have attempted to discharge my pen from excessive eulogy; and it has not I believe incurred the charge of malice.
BIRKENHEAD
CHARLTON,
NORTHANTS, September, 1924

Subjects:
Biography, Biography (Out of Print)
Contents:
THE RIGHT HON. ANDREW BONAR LAW
THE RIGHT HON. THE EARL OF BALFOUR, K.G., O.M.
THE RIGHT HON. H. H. ASQUITH, M.P.
THE RIGHT HON. DAVID LLOYD GEORGE, M.P., O.M.
THE RIGHT HON. RAMSAY MACDONALD, M.P.
His GRACE THE ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY
THE RIGHT HON. AUSTEN CHAMBERLAIN, M.P.
THE RIGHT HON. THE VISCOUNT HALDANE OF CLOAN, K.T., 0.M. ;
THE RIGHT HON. MARQUESS CURZON, K.G. ;
THE RIGHT HON. THE EARL OF ROSEBERY, K.G., K.T.
THE RIGHT HON. THE EARL OF READING
THE RIGHT HON. WINSTON SPENCER CHURCHILL
THE RIGHT HON. THE EARL OF DERBY, K.G.
THE RIGHT HON. SIR ROBERT HORNE, M.P.
FIELD-MARSHAL THE EARL HAIG OF BEMERSYDE, K.G.
THE RIGHT HON. LORD BUCKMASTER
THE RIGHT HON. THE VISCOUNT GREY OF FALLODON, K.G. ;
THE RIGHT HON. THE MARQUESS OF SALISBURY, K.G.
THE RIGHT HON. J. H. THOMAS, M.P.
THE RIGHT HON. LORD CARSON
HIS EXCELLENCY TIMOTHY M. HEALY
THE RIGHT HON. REGINALD McKENNA
THE EARL OF LONSDALE
THE RIGHT HON. PHILIP SNOWDEN, M.P.
THE RIGHT HON. LoRD HEWART
THE RIGHT HON. LORD DARLING
THE RIGHT HON. T. P. O'CONNOR, M.P.
THE VISCOUNT BURNHAM
THE VISCOUNT LEVERHULME
GENERAL JOHN BERNARD SEELY
THE RIGHT HON. LORD BEARSTED
SIR HAROLD SMITH, K.C., M.P.
INDEX