Item #1737 Lord Chesterfield and His World. Samuel Shellabarger.

Lord Chesterfield and His World

Boston: Little Brown and Company, 1951. hardcover. 8vo 456pp. from front flap: "As one would expect from the author of CAPTAIN FROM CASTILE, PRINCE OF FOXES and THE KING'S CAVALIER< this biography has much of the fascination of a good historical novel. The facts are there, and the devoted scholarship; but only a true novelist could lay bare the character of Chesterfield so incisively, and so vividly recreate the stage and the drama of this glittering eighteenth-century aristocrat." Book VG-: tape and tape residue endpapers, toning to endpapers and text, writing on FFEP, text clean, binding tight. / DJ G: under older protective cover, taped to boards, clipped. Item #1737

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Price: $20.00

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