Mrs Robert Henrey. The Golden Visit. London: J. M. Dent & Sons, 1979.

Included in the official canon, glossed ‘(Grandmother and grand-daughter)’.

Fifteenth and final item in ‘Mrs Robert Henrey’s autobiographical sequence in chronological order’.

Reviewed Buckinghamshire Examiner, April 4 1980, p. 26.

The Golden Visit ran to 232 pp., prelims included, Demy 8vo (c. 85K words), bound in black cloth boards with large top to bottom gilt spine titling. It had twelve chapters and eighty-two scene breaks. The jacket was uniformly gold-hued with russet lettering and a 123 mm diameter medallion containing a watercolour by Phyllis Ginger showing Mé and her grand-daughter smiling at one another seated side by side against a wall of the farm. The jacket back bore the final version of the ‘Critics all over the world...’ puff. The Golden Visit was printed by Biddles at Guildford and bound on the remaining machines at Dent’s Aldine Press at Letchworth, soon to be dismantled like the rest.