Portway, Donald, Colonel.
Title MEMOIR OF AN ACADEMIC OLD CONTEMPTIBLE.
Publisher Leo Cooper, London, 1971.
Seller ID 18332
232 pp, 8vo, (8 3/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w photographs, diagram. "Colonel Donald Portway....was Master of St. Catherine's College (Cambridge) from 1946 to 1957. He served with distinction in both world wars and was Joint Hon. Colonel of Cambridge University OTC from 1950 to 1957. His autobiography is a witty, informed and grateful account of a full and very varied life. Apart from his university and military careers, he was once an assistant master at Dartmouth, he w a s i n K o r ea during the Korean War and was head of a department at Khartoum University. His life story will give equal pleasure to the thousands who have known him at Cambridge and to those who now meet him for the first time." Slight bump t o to p o f s pi ne , small bump to three corners, small faint stain on front board, very small dark liquid stain on top of textblock. Dust jacket has light to moderate edge wear/wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, light ru bbi ng , l ig ht wa te r s tai n and a few tiny stains on front panel, very small light stain on spine. Very Good-/Good