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Lantern Slides: The Diaries and Letters of Violet Bonham Carter 1904-1914

By: Bonham Carter, Mark. & Mark Pottle

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Weidenfeld & Nicolson Ltd: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03420

ISBN: 0297816497

Condition: Near Fine


Through these remarkable diaries and letters, published for the first time, the decade before the first world war- is seen from a unique ringside seat, social as well as political. Violet Bonham Carter is revealed as a diary and letter writer par excellence, recording a way of life in a world that was soon to disappear for ever. The d/j has crimping to its edges and light wear to the head of the spine. A good. clean and tight copy. View more info

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Letters Home

By: Johnston, Brian

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03422

ISBN: 0297841270

Condition: Fine


From the year Brian Johnston went to boarding school in 1920 until he was demobbed in 1945, he wrote a letter to his mother almost every week. A bundle of over 400 of Brian's letters were hidden in a box in his study after his death in 1994. These, often intimate, letters provide a remarkable insight into one of our most loved radio and television personalities. The d/j has light edge wear. View more info

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Selected Letters of Vanessa Bell

By: Vanessa Bell

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03896

ISBN: 0747515506

Condition: Very Good


Vanessa Bell was a prolific letter writer, and more than six hundred spanning more than seventy years, appear in this volume. The author divides the letters chronologically and introduces each section with scene-setting biographical detailsThe corners of the boards are bumped and the text block is speckled. The D/W is creased on the top front edge which also has a small hole in it. There is a red line across the top edge of the text block. A tight , square copy. View more info