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My Royal Past. The Memoirs of Baroness Von Bulop as told to Cecil Beaton

£19.99

Product description

Batsford, 1939. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Good - Dust Jacket Condition: Good . First Edition. 8 3/4" Tall. Orange boards which are heavily water marked with a little mildew and spotting to the prelims. Otherwise clean and unmarked with colour frontis and black and white 'portraiture'. A previous owner paste down to the ffep. The dustjacket is browned and has some moderate chipping and loss but now protected. Despite its faults, an uncommon and highly amusing book. Loosely laid in is a newspaper article about Cecil Beaton at the time the book was re-published (thought to be the 1960's)

A merciless parody of royal events in its rare first edition published at the outbreak of World War ll . A great biography of European royalty at the turn of the century using the author's friends to provide the spoof pictures. "the vivid picture of the splendors of a small European court" Filled with opulent text and great b & w photos.

Item details

Author(s):
Beaton Cecil
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0

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Batsford, 1939. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Good - Dust Jacket Condition: Good . First Edition. 8 3/4" Tall. Orange boards which are heavily water marked with a little mildew and spotting to the prelims. Otherwise clean and unmarked with colour frontis and black and white 'portraiture'. A previous owner paste down to the ffep. The dustjacket is browned and has some moderate chipping and loss but now protected. Despite its faults, an uncommon and highly amusing book. Loosely laid in is a newspaper article about Cecil Beaton at the time the book was re-published (thought to be the 1960's)

A merciless parody of royal events in its rare first edition published at the outbreak of World War ll . A great biography of European royalty at the turn of the century using the author's friends to provide the spoof pictures. "the vivid picture of the splendors of a small European court" Filled with opulent text and great b & w photos.

Author(s):
Beaton Cecil
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0

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