RUTTER, Owen (Compiler) We Happy Few, an Anthology. Printed at the Golden Cockerel Press. 1946.
Small 8vo. Original blue cloth-backed patterned boards, top edges gilt, others untrimmed; pp. 150; frontispiece and 10 wood-engravings by John O'Connor; a fine copy.
One of 750 numbered copies. We Happy Few is a stirring anthology of verse and prose - from Shakespeare to Churchill, from the well-known to the obscure - extolling the spirit of Britain at war, Britain at sea, and Britain in the air. Illustrated with wood-engravings (made on active service) by John O'Connor (1913-2004), and with an introduction by Dorothy Rutter.