shane leslie


A very dapper Sir John Randolph Leslie, 3rd Baronet (24 September 1885 – 14 August 1971), commonly known as Shane Leslie.

Irish-born diplomat and writer. He was a first cousin of Sir Winston Churchill, the British war time Prime Minister. (Wikipedia)

From our stacks: Frontispiece “Shane Leslie”, poem ‘Spring 1915′ and cover detail from Verses in Peace and War. By Shane Leslie. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, n.d.