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Mariga And her Friends

Peck, Carola

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ISBN 10: 0951647253 / ISBN 13: 9780951647257
Published by The Hannon Press, Ballivor, Co. Meath, 1997
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Blue & color illus. wraps, French flaps, 312 pp., BW illus., separate and large fold-out family tree. An in-depth biography of Mariga Guinness (1922-1989). "Architectural preservationist, wit, hostess, aesthete, wherever she lived she created around herself a stimulating world. Born of a German father and a Scottish mother she was a princess by birth, and a great-grandniece of the Empress Elisabeth. At Oxford hse met and married the Hon. Desmond Guinness. They bought Leislip Castle and settled in Ireland. . In this sparkling collection of reminiscences, anecdote follows upon anecdote, revealing a memorable character of a formidable intelligence masked by a shell of whimsical affectation; of innocence and sophistication; of enormous energy and enthusiasm. As an artist she brought sureness of touch to her interiors, with flair, knowledge and a daring which caused her to be called the finest decorator of her time." (flap). Bookseller Inventory # 150810

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Title: Mariga And her Friends

Publisher: The Hannon Press, Ballivor, Co. Meath

Publication Date: 1997

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:VG

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Mariga Guinness as remembered by her friends and acquaintances.

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