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Florence Nightingale at Harley Street. Her Reports to the Governors of Her Nursing Home 1853-4.

by Nightingale, Florence (Edited & Introduced by Verney, Sir Harry, signed):

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London: J. M. Dent & Sons, 1970 First edition. Signed by Sir Harry Verney on title page in 1972. He had discovered Florence Nightingale's reports among his family's papers, and this is their first publication, with his introduction. HB. Purple marbled paper-covered boards with gilt title to spine and on panel to front. xii, 36pp. With b&w portrait illustration of Nightingale, and 3 pages reproducing her manuscripts. A Very Good copy, with very light rubbing to spine.
  • Bookseller: David Ford Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 31146
  • Title: Florence Nightingale at Harley Street. Her Reports to the Governors of Her Nursing Home 1853-4.
  • Author: Nightingale, Florence (Edited & Introduced by Verney, Sir Harry, signed):
  • Book condition: Used
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: London: J. M. Dent & Sons, 1970
  • Bookseller catalogs: British History;


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