Very Good. 029777770X 1980; London; burgundy cloth covered boards with gilt titles; dust jacket; light wear with some rubbing; Previous owner's name on ffep; Interior clean and unmarked; 8vo, 7 3/4"-9 3/4" Tall; 188 pages.
J. M. W. Turner; Very Good in Very Good jacket. 8vo. 188 pp. Burgundy boards lettered in gilt on the spine; illustrated with black and white plates; the dustjacket features Music Party, Petworth by J. M. W. Turner, courtesy of the Tate Gallery, London. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; small ink marks on the rear pastedown; no other interior markings. This collection of essays contains: Tahel Varnhagen-Tragic Muse of the Romantics by Hilde Spiel; Lady Blessington-A Literary Club for Editors by Prudence Hannay; Lady Holland-An Elite English Circle by Prudence Hannay; Fanny von Arnstein-Open House in Vienna by Hilde Spiel; Madame Recamier-A Romantic French Salon by Cynthia Gladwyn; Madame de Girardin-The Tenth Muse by Joanna Richardson; Madame de Lieven-A Russian in Paris by Peter Quennell; Speranza-A Leaning Tower of Courage by Victoria Glendinning; Lady Desborough-The Souls of London by Max Egremont; Mabel Dodge-Evenings in New York by Robert A. Rosenstone; Salka Viertel-Sundays in Mabery Road by Bruce Cook; Karel Capek-The Friday Group in Prague by Joseph Wechsberg; and Lady Cunard-A Celebrated London Hostess by Harold Acton.
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