James Anthony Froude A Biography; Volume I, Volume II: Dunn, Walso Hilary James Anthony Froude A Biography; Volume I, Volume II: Dunn, Walso Hilary

James Anthony Froude A Biography; Volume I, Volume II

Dunn, Walso Hilary

Published by Oxford University Press, 1963
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Two handsome books bound in navy blue coth with bright gilt to spines.No names or writing and tightly bound. Jackets are quite good though do show some light foxing at creases of endflaps, a few small tears which almost disappear in brand new mylar, and three tiny chips to top of spine on volume I. A fascinating biography of Froude who was a biographer (and novelist) himself, as well as editor of Fraser's Magazine. Controversy visted him twice, once for a "scandalous" book in which he shards his doubts about Anglican theolog,y and the second time for a biography of Thomas Carlyle which portrayed the subject as a selfish gossip with marital problems.This biography is based on primary respources bestowed upon the author by Froude's daughter. Books measure 6"x9" and has 652 pages collectively. Bookseller Inventory # 25366

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Title: James Anthony Froude A Biography; Volume I, ...

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Publication Date: 1963

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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Garrison House Books has maintained an on-line presence since 1997. We are a general interest used, rare, and out-of-print bookstore based in the quaint Victorian town of Medina, Ohio. American history, children's books and ephemera (the history of the people) intrigue us most, but we buy and maintain books in all categories. We are Tess and Eric Kindig, married forever, and passionate about books, bookselling and readers. Tess has been a newspaper reporter, magazine writer, and public relations director, and is still a working author with 13 published books to her credit. Eric owns Log Cabin Inc. in Lodi, Ohio, an 8,000-plus square foot retail establishment specializing in historical books and reenactment accoutrements. In addition to his remarkable ability to schlep large piles of books from hither to yon, Eric brings over 30 years of retail experience to this endeavor! Also, joining our staff are our beloved bookshop kitties -- Miss Lil and Mickey. The former provides gentility and elan, and the latter (who is basically a street thug) provides comic relief. We believe that books are treasures, not commodities, and that readers are individuals, not numbers. Our greatest joy is in getting to know you and serving you with grace and good humor. We appreciate your business very much!

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