Foreign News: Edward's Friend

In 1920 a likely young New Zealander named Henry Hector Bolitho* made the friendly acquaintance of Edward of Wales, then aged 25 and dutifully touring the Dominions "down under" at the zenith of his infectious charm. Soon a book, With the Prince in New Zealand by Hector Bolitho was selling nicely, but not for a while did the author turn up in England, doing in 1929 a modest volume called The Later Letters of Lady Augusta Stanley and branching out from the Prince of Wales, who remembered him, into quiet purlieus of the Royal...

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