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The Memoirs of Lady Ottoline Morrell: A Study in Friendship 1873-1915.

by Lady Ottoline Morrell

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New York, NY Alfred A. Knopf, 1964. Hardcover First Edition USA (1964), so stated. First Edition USA (1964), so stated. Very Good+ in Very Good DJ: Book shows indications of very careful use: the binding leans slightly, while remaining perfectly secure; the tinted top edge is very slightly faded; else flawless; the text isclean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A very handsome copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing a couple of minor flaws. Bright and clean. Corners sharp. Close to 'As New'. The DJ shows a bit of sunning to the backstrip (the titles are somewhat blanched but remain easily legible) and a tiny nick at the upper rear corner tip; the price has not been clipped. Intact and quite attractive, but with a couple of flaws. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo.(8.55 x 6 x 1.4 inches). 303 pages, with a fourteen-page Index. Edited by Robert Gathorne-Hardy, also contributed a Preface. Color frontispiece portrait of Lady Ottoline Morrell by Augustus John. Eight pages of duotone photographic portraits. Deckle Fore-Edge. Crimson cloth over boards with gilt titles and grey designs at the backstrip. Language: English. Weight: 21.8 ounces. Hardback with DJ. Lady Ottoline Violet Anne Morrell (16 June 1873 – 21 April 1938) was an English aristocrat and society hostess. Her patronage was influential in artistic and intellectual circles, where she befriended writers including Aldous Huxley, Siegfried Sassoon, T. S. Eliot and D. H. Lawrence, and artists including Mark Gertler, Dora Carrington and Gilbert Spencer.


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