London: London Magazine, 1976.
First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine in a Fine dust jacket. 172 pp, with selected bibliography. Minimal wear to corners; else fine. Fine dust jacket. A study of Wilfred Blunt, Graham, Roger Casement, T.E. Lawrence, Gabriele D'Annunzio, and André Malraux who "yielded to the quixotic impulse and propelled themselves into political life with disastrous or tragic results ... All six figures are significant not for what they achieved, but for what they were and what they represented. These six men committed themselves to political activity, but failed to resolve the Byronic conflict between egoism and idealism" (dust jacket).