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The Provincial Lady in War-Time by  illus  E.M.; Illingworth - First Edition - 1940 - from Lorne Bair Rare Books and Biblio.com

The Provincial Lady in War-Time

by DELAFIELD, E.M.; Illingworth, illus

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London: Macmillan & Co. Ltd, 1940. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (19.5cm.); original teal cloth, gilt-lettered spine; [6],311pp.; illus. Light rubbing to extremities, small loss of cloth at spine foot, else Very Good and sound. Contemporary gift inscription on front free endpaper. Forms part of the author's "Provincial Lady" series, originally serialized in Time & Tide.


  • Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 27185
  • Title: The Provincial Lady in War-Time
  • Author: DELAFIELD, E.M.; Illingworth, illus
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Macmillan & Co. Ltd
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1940
  • Bookseller catalogs: Modern Fiction; Women; Social Fiction; Great Britain; WW2;


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