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Testament of Friendship. The Story of Winifred Holtby. [Second Impression]. SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY

Testament of Friendship. The Story of Winifred Holtby. [Second Impression]. SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY

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Testament of Friendship. The Story of Winifred Holtby. [Second Impression]. SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY

by BRITTAIN Vera

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Macmillan,, [1942]. 8vo., Second Impression, with coloured portrait frontispiece, some mild offsetting from fold-ins to free endpapers; blue cloth, gilt back, a very good, bright, clean copy in unclipped, mildly age-soiled dustwrapper. A PRESENTATION COPY FROM THE AUTHOR WITH HER SIGNED HOLOGRAPH INSCRIPTION (DATED 1943) ON FRONT FREE ENDPAPER. Loving biography of Holtby by her close friend Vera Brittain. A wide-ranging writer and novelist, Holtby is now probably best remembered for 'South Riding'. Includes accounts of Holtby and Brittain revisiting the WWI battlefield areas in which they both served. Published in the same month as the first edition.

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Title
Testament of Friendship. The Story of Winifred Holtby. [Second Impression]. SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY
Author
BRITTAIN Vera
Book Condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Macmillan,
Date Published
[1942]
Keywords
modern first editions, modern firsts, brittain, vera brittain, holtby, winifred holtby,

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