"This Gay Knight: an Autobiography of a Modern Chevalier" and "Cross my Heart", autobiography (2 Book Set)

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From the Publisher:

“This Gay Knight: An autobiography of a Modern Chevalier”—The Noblest Roman of them all” (Inscribed by the author in 1962).

“It is an astonishing self portrait of a free-wheeling knight in battered armour, his body “held together by bailing wire”, while, like John Brown, his soul goes marching on. The book evokes laughter, admiration and not a few tears. It is John Glenn, with one lung, Jim Thorpe with one leg, Wolfgang Mozart with ulcers, Clarence Darrow with a Dupont synthetic product for his heart’s main artery.  Like all the literary heroes throughout history, Scully carried the courage of his convictions to the point where they landed him in jail. He is a 12th Century Christian fighting for 20th century social justice. The book covers his short life out of bed in the last 30 years, and is packed with more action than if he were as sound of limb as an astronaut.”

“Cross my heart”: “…the self portrait of an amazing man…This is no story of an invalid’s fight for health and life. Few men sound of body and limb have lived as fully as Scully. The names of people he has known—famous and infamous, humble and proud,--would fill a phone book. The jobs he’s held, the unusual things he’s done, the stories he’s written, would—well, they do fill a book to overflowing with truly wonderful experiences.”

Robert Wrote: (A Two-Fer!)    Scully,Frank.  THIS GAY KNIGHT and CROSS MY HEART.  Chilton, 1962 (HC, 1st ed), and Greenberg, 1955 (HC, 1st ed.)    Two of Scully’s show-biz memoir volumes, one of which contains a warm and humorous inscription by Scully.  Neither of these deals with saucers, but they will do a great job of rounding out your Scully section.   Both books much used, jackets worn, wear and tear, chipping--- but no structural problems.

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Author: Scully, Frank  

TITLE: "This Gay Knight: an Autobiography of a Modern Chevalier" (1962) and  "Cross my Heart", autobiography (1955) (Set)  

Format: Hardcover, Dust Jacket, 378 and 232 pgs., respectively

Copyright: 1962  /  1955

Publisher: Chilton Company / Greenberg Publishing  

Condition: Used  

Subject: Auto-Biography  


Notes Gen: 2 books. “This Gay Knight: an Auto-biography--inscribed by author and  a collection of "delightful personal histories of our time"

Notes Used: Both books much used, jackets worn, wear and tear, chipping--- but no structural problems.

Weight: 3 lbs. total

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