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R.V.W.: A Biography of Ralph Vaughan Williams

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R.V.W.: A Biography of Ralph Vaughan Williams

by Vaughan Williams, Ursula

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  • hardcover
  • First
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London, England, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1964. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. This biography of the British composer by his widow is a detailed account of his career, during which he was at the center of musical events in England for some sixty years; includes a frontispiece photograph of the composer reclining on a hillside and many other photographs throughout the text (green cloth with gold lettering on brown spine label is slightly cocked, caricatures of the composer on the front and back endpapers, previous owner's name on the reverse of the front end paper, pages are slightly tanned; otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy)

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Bookseller
House of Our Own Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
005273
Title
R.V.W.: A Biography of Ralph Vaughan Williams
Author
Vaughan Williams, Ursula
Format/binding
Hard Cover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Place of Publication
London, England, U.K.
Date Published
1964
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