A Variety of Lives.

(Greene.) TRACEY (Michael)

A Variety of Lives.

A Biography of Sir Hugh Greene.

Description: FIRST EDITION, photographic plates, pp. viii, 344, 8vo, original blue boards, backstrip lettered in gilt, dustjacket with a touch of creasing at extremities, near fine

Publication Details: Bodley Head, 1983

Notes: Inscribed on the title-page by Greene's widow: 'For John & Marie-Dominique, With affection. Sarah Greene'. The recipients were author John Baxter and his wife, film-maker Marie-Dominique Montel. Laid in is a card from Lady Greene, supplying her Canadian address (resident there from 'Spring -> Fall'), and a 2pp. autograph letter in its original envelope: in the latter she thanks them for gifts recently opened - explaining that she had delayed in doing so, thinking it contained VHS tapes (in fact a book and a 'magic French breadboard'. Lady Greene goes on to refer to a photograph of Hugh and Gra...more

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Subject: Modern First Edition

Published Date: 1983

Stock Number: 67733

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