Morton, H V

Henry Canova Vollam (H. V.) Morton, FRSL (26 July 189218 June 1979) was a journalist and pioneering travel writer from Lancashire, England, best known for his prolific and popular books on Britain and the Holy Land. He first achieved fame in 1923 when, while working for the Daily Express, he scooped the official Times correspondent during the coverage of the opening of the Tomb of Tutankhamun by Howard Carter in Egypt.
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A Traveller in Italy, 1st edn 1964 (H V Morton)A better title would have been A Traveller in Northern Italy as only the northernmost four regions were visited.  The author later wrote another book on southern Italy.

Jacket illustration by C W Bacon.

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Atlantic Meeting, 1st edn 1944 (4th printing) (H V Morton)An account of a WWII summit meeting, first published in 1943.

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Blue Days at Sea, 1st edn 1932 (H V Morton)Essays on maritime themes.

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In Search of England, 1st edn 1935 (22nd printing) (H V Morton)Perhaps Morton's best-known work, reissued many times since it first appeared in the Daily Express in 1926, was In Search of England.

Jacket illustration by Fred E Taylor.

ReproJacket #286-V-1, size 195.9x483mm.
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In Search of England, 1st edn 1949 (39th printing) (H V Morton)Perhaps Morton's best-known work, reissued many times since it first appeared in the Daily Express in 1926, was In Search of England.

Jacket illustration by Brian Cook.

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In Search of England, 1st edn 1954 (41st printing) (H V Morton)Perhaps Morton's best-known work, reissued many times since it first appeared in the Daily Express in 1926, was In Search of England.

Jacket illustration by Brian Cook.

ReproJacket #286-o-1, size 190.1x481mm.