By Arnold J. Toynbee,D.C. Somervell
Of Somervell's paintings, Toynbee wrote, "The reader now has at his command a uniform abridgement of the total booklet, made through a transparent brain that has not just mastered the contents yet has entered into the writer's outlook and purpose.
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A Study of History: Abridgement of Volumes VII-X (Royal Institute of International Affairs) by Arnold J. Toynbee,D.C. Somervell