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Vernon Lee: Violet Paget, 1856-1935

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Oxford University Press, London, 1964, first edition, hardback with dust-wrapper, 8vo, pp xi + 244. 14 illustrations on 11 plates.
This was the first biography of one of the most brilliant and gifted women of her time. Vernon Lee, the pseudonym of the British writer Violet Paget, emerges from Gunn's sympathetic but penetrating study as an extremely formidable blue-stocking, outspoken and candid in her comments on her contempories and with a sharp and original intellect.
Very good condition. Half cloth binding with salmon coloured cloth spine and cream paper boards. Some bumping to head and tail of spine but no damage otherwise and only very minor marks. Pages are tanned and edges grubby but are otherwise clean and undamaged.
Dust-wrapper is in good condition. There are signs of shelfwear with some minor chipping and rubbing. The top edge shows slight curling. Not price clipped.

Item details

Author(s):
Gunn, Peter
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
222mm x 142mm
Edition:
First edition - 1964
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
244
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Title:
Vernon Lee: Violet Paget, 1856-1935

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Oxford University Press, London, 1964, first edition, hardback with dust-wrapper, 8vo, pp xi + 244. 14 illustrations on 11 plates.
This was the first biography of one of the most brilliant and gifted women of her time. Vernon Lee, the pseudonym of the British writer Violet Paget, emerges from Gunn's sympathetic but penetrating study as an extremely formidable blue-stocking, outspoken and candid in her comments on her contempories and with a sharp and original intellect.
Very good condition. Half cloth binding with salmon coloured cloth spine and cream paper boards. Some bumping to head and tail of spine but no damage otherwise and only very minor marks. Pages are tanned and edges grubby but are otherwise clean and undamaged.
Dust-wrapper is in good condition. There are signs of shelfwear with some minor chipping and rubbing. The top edge shows slight curling. Not price clipped.

Author(s):
Gunn, Peter
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
222mm x 142mm
Edition:
First edition - 1964
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
244
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Title:
Vernon Lee: Violet Paget, 1856-1935

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