Remarkable autobiography of a basket-maker from Bethnal Green, who eventually held the first professorial chair in Italian studies at Cambridge in 1919. Includes memories of Toynbee Hall, the Art Workers' Guild, William Morris and G.B. Shaw, and the early days of the socialist movement in the 1870s and 1880s. 8 illustrations, including photos of Morris and Shaw.
Author Thomas Okey
Publisher J.M. Dent
Condition Very good (some foxing)