The Fine and the Wicked - The Life & Times of Ouida

By: Stirling, Monica

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Hardback, 8vo red cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 223pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +/Good. Owners inscription. Ends of spine bumped and faded. Differential fading to endpapers. Block beginning to detach from spine. Block edges dusted. Dustwrapper is worn and discoloured, with some chipping to edges, and single tear to top of back cover. An intriguing biography of a woman born in England in 1839 of a French father, and who became a London society hostess of some notoriety, before moving around Europe as a first-hand witness to such events as the Paris Commune and the Italian Risorgimento Catalogue: Biography. Keywords: London, Ouida, Italy, Paris

Title: The Fine and the Wicked - The Life & Times of Ouida

Author Name: Stirling, Monica

Illustrator: ,

Categories: Biographies and Autobiographies, Biography,

Edition: first edition

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz: 1957

ISBN Number: 0

Binding: cloth boards

Book Condition: Good +

Jacket Condition: Good

Type: Hardback

Inscription: Owners inscription

Size: 8vo

Seller ID: 2356

Keywords: London, Ouida, Italy, Paris,