INFANTS OF THE SPRING: The Memoirs of Anthony Powell.
Edition: First US printing.
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1977.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first volume in his autobiographical series "To Keep the Ball Rolling." Powell who is best known for his landmark 12 volume series of novels, 'Dance to the Music of Time, ' was an Eton classmate of George Orwell and Cyril Connolly and a contemporary of Evelyn Waugh, Graham Greene and many others. Although this first volume of the memoirs only takes Powell to the age of 20 when he left Oxford for London, his commentary covers other periods and this book is notable for its 'memorials' to Orwell, Maurice Bowra and Connelly. llustrated with photographs. Index. 214 pp. ISBN: 0-030209919.
Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (gift inscription, price-clipped.)