London: James Barrie, 1950. Third Printing. PRESENTATION copy, INSCRIBED to Florence Scripps Kellogg, and SIGNED by the Author, with her full signature. 237,  pp. Letters accompanied by envelopes: one stamped & mailed from Tunbridge Wells, England to Culver City, California; the other two unmailed, hand delivered. 8vo. 8-3/4" x 5-1/2". Blue cloth binding with gilt stamped spine lettering. No dust jacket. Average wear, Very Good. All correspondence Very Good. Item #49264
"Lady Cynthia Mary Evelyn Asquith was an English writer and socialite, known for her ghost stories and diaries. She also wrote novels and edited a number of anthologies, as well as writing for children and on the British Royal family." [Wiki]
Kellogg a California resident, with estates in Altadena & La Jolla, who was the widow of Frederick William Kellogg, newspaper publisher & Vice-President of the Copley Press.
Here Asquith, in her ANs [on stationery from the Times Bookshop, London] dated Oct 5th 1951, sends Kellogg "a copy of one of my books. Please dont lend it to your friends, but make them buy it from Scribner's ..." In a ANs, on personal stationery, Asquith thanks Kellogg for sending her Kellogg's book of "charming Poems. I am delighted to have them." [published Pasadena, ca 1950]. The accompanying 3 page, Oct 5th '51 ALs, on "Cynthia's Home" stationery [15, Queen's Gate Gardens, S.W.7 Western 1931], presents the book to "My dear Mrs Kellogg", signed by Asquith's friend, Bibs [?].