Edith Olivier from her journals 1924-48 by Olivier, Edith.

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Published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson in London .

Written in English

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  • Olivier, Edith.,
  • England -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.

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Includes bibliography and index.

Book details

Statement[edited by] Penelope Middelboe with a preface by Laurence Whistler.
ContributionsMiddelboe, Penelope.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA566.4
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 334 p., [17] p. of plates :
Number of Pages334
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15108690M
ISBN 100297796402

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