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The Fine and the Wicked - The Life & Times of Ouida, Stirling, Monica

Author Name    Stirling, Monica

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

Binding   cloth boards

Book Condition   Good +

Jacket Condition   Good

Type   Hardback

Edition   first edition

Size   8vo

Publisher   London Victor Gollancz 1957

Illustrator   ,

Inscription   Owners inscription

Seller ID   2356

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

Price = 9.00 GBP

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