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Disraeli and Gladstone have long been fixed in mind as iconographic rivals of British politics during the reign of Queen Victoria, but this brief, impressionistic dieraeli by Andre Maurois gave me some sense of both men’s characters. Shipped to over one million happy customers.
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He made friends and enemies along the way. Binding is Cloth Bds. May 13, Karla rated it really liked it.
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He is buried in the Neuilly-sur-Seine community cemetery near Paris. In this capacity he accompanied the British Army to Belgium. There have been times when history has been a literary diet of popular consumption. Bookplate to front pastedown. Disraeli, Benjamin Earl of Beaconsfield — Biography.
Disraeli: A Picture of the Victorian Age by André Maurois
Appleton and Company, Ships from the UK. Published June 1st by Simon Publications first published First Printing, February stated on copyright page. Archived from the original on Views Read Edit View history. Dec 11, Kevin maaurois it it was amazing. Tear to bottom front panel. He is buried in Neuilly-sur-Seine community cemetery near Paris. What makes Biblio different? A large part of M. Appleton, Hard Cover.
Disraeli: A Picture of the Victorian Age
Dustjacket flap stapled to front endpaper. I originally read this book in my young teenage years. Sign up to receive offers and updates: All were best sellers during his life. At the time, he was in the military and members of the military could not publish books under their own names. Disraeli By Disraeeli, Andre.
His family had fled Alsace after the Franco-Prussian War of —71 and took refuge in Elbeuf, where they owned a woollen mill. It gives an excellent view of politics in all its hurly-burly but focuses more on the man Disraeli rather than on the politics in which the man was such an accomplished participant.
Stains on fore and bottom edges. Book titles OR Journal titles. After the death of his father, Maurois gave up the family business of textile manufacturing in the novel “Bernard Quesnay” he in effect described an alternative life of himself, in which he would have plunged into the life of a textile industrialist and given up everything else all other things.
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The French author Andre Maurois published this biography of the English statesman Benjamin Disraeli in the late ‘s. He found hundreds of them. This was a fascinating read. View freely available titles: A rare, out-of-print, collectible gem! La vie de Disraeli. However, it’s a good read and a good introduction to Disraeli. Published in New York, first edition. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and sharp-cornered.