A Young Man Comes to London. An Original Short Story by Michael Arlen - with - A Brief History of a New Enterprise by Sir Francis Towle. - Michael Arlen 1932 - Printed for the Dorchester Hotel by The Marshalsea Press, London - First Edition In two parts, firstly a short story, illustrated with line drawings by Cecil Beaton, the second by Sir Francis Towle the Managing Director of the Dorchester House Syndicate with texts also by C.H. Reilly, the architect, and Sir Malcolm McAlpine, and illustrated by six stunning fold-out colour plates showing interior views of the Dorchester. Several advertisements, one illustrated by Fougasse.   Provenance: from the Gastronomy Collection of Olof (Olov) Vilgon [1894-1979], Swedish collector and bibliographer, with his bookplate.
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  Condition: Very good, illustrated onlay with small chip to lower left corner, spine sunned, internally clean, some toning to pages, block a little shaken.   Ref: 105768   Price: HK$ 900