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Thatched With Gold: The Memoirs of Mabell, Countess of Airlie

£24.99

Product description

Scarce book. Second impression of first edition 1962. Maroon cloth hard covers with gilt titles on the spine. Some edge and corner wear and the spine has a small lean forwards. Light tanning on the first and last free endpapers, owner name in pencil on the first endpaper. Binding is sound. The unclipped dust jacket is rather worn with considerable edge wear abd chipping. Colour frontispiece of Mabell, Countess of Airlie plus 24 other black & white photographs. Mabell, Countess of Airlie, lifelong friend of Queen Mary and for over 50 years her lady-in-waiting, was one of the most remarkable women of her time. Birth, marriage, beauty and wit all entitled her to a place in the dazzling circle near the throne in the Edwardian era and the reigns of George V and his sons. These memoirs tell the story of a long and colourful life spanning the epoch between the horse-drawn carriage and the jet airliner.

Item details

Added value:
Scarce book
Author(s):
Ellis, Jennifer (editor)
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1962
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
247
Publisher:
Hutchinson

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Scarce book. Second impression of first edition 1962. Maroon cloth hard covers with gilt titles on the spine. Some edge and corner wear and the spine has a small lean forwards. Light tanning on the first and last free endpapers, owner name in pencil on the first endpaper. Binding is sound. The unclipped dust jacket is rather worn with considerable edge wear abd chipping. Colour frontispiece of Mabell, Countess of Airlie plus 24 other black & white photographs. Mabell, Countess of Airlie, lifelong friend of Queen Mary and for over 50 years her lady-in-waiting, was one of the most remarkable women of her time. Birth, marriage, beauty and wit all entitled her to a place in the dazzling circle near the throne in the Edwardian era and the reigns of George V and his sons. These memoirs tell the story of a long and colourful life spanning the epoch between the horse-drawn carriage and the jet airliner.

Added value:
Scarce book
Author(s):
Ellis, Jennifer (editor)
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1962
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
247
Publisher:
Hutchinson

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