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A COLLECTION OF BOOKS, INCLUDING A NUMBER BY FRIENDS OF DEBORAH, DUCHESS OF DEVONSHIRE, COMPRISING:
LOT SOLD. 5,625 GBP
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Powell, A., Christie, A. and others
A COLLECTION OF BOOKS, INCLUDING A NUMBER BY FRIENDS OF DEBORAH, DUCHESS OF DEVONSHIRE, COMPRISING:
LOT SOLD. 5,625 GBP
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Deborah, Duchess of Devonshire: The Last of the Mitford Sisters

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Powell, A., Christie, A. and others
A COLLECTION OF BOOKS, INCLUDING A NUMBER BY FRIENDS OF DEBORAH, DUCHESS OF DEVONSHIRE, COMPRISING:
i) Powell, Anthony. At Lady Molly's. Heinemann, 1957, first edition, dust-jacket, dust-jacket worn with some loss and browningii) Christie, Agatha. Cat Among the Pigeons. For the Crime Club by Collins, 1959, first edition, dust-jacket; iii) Powell, AnthonyCasanova's Chinese Restaurant. Heinemann, 1960, first edition, dust-jacket; iv) Chatwin, Bruce. The Songlines. Cape, 1987, first edition, dust-jacket; together with 35 others, of which 14 inscribed to the Duchess, mostly 8vo, original cloth and wrappers, many with the Duchess's bookplate or ownership signature, some soiling and browning, dust-jackets, worn at extremities (39)
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Catalogue Note

A number of modern biographies and autobiographies in this lot - including those of Hardy Amies, David Blunkett, Nicholas Henderson, Jon Snow and Stanley Johnson - are affectionately inscribed to the Duchess by their authors.

Deborah, Duchess of Devonshire: The Last of the Mitford Sisters

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