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Edges of spine slightly bumped. Copyright date is1st edition, purple cover over boards with gold lettering and design on the front and the spine, no tears or bent pages nor any writing, NO JACKET, light fraying to the head and to of the spine, shelf wear to the edges is moderate, two small scratches to the top and middle of the back cover, a tight binding a solid book.
Disraeli, Benjamin, Earl of Beaconsfield, Appleton Date of Publication: Disraelu is the great achievementof M.
Despite being a translation, the book is engaging, with just enough wit and bon mots to make reading it a pleasure. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside.
I would recommend this book for a historic read on the Victorian era of England and how one man was such an influencer on so many diverse arenas. Pages and edges are clean. It gives an excellent view of politics in all its hurly-burly but focuses more on the man Disraeli rather than on visraeli politics in which the man was such an accomplished participant. But the significanceof M.
A rare, out-of-print, collectible gem! Muy recomendable para entender el significado del poder en las diferentes etapas de la vida. The Book House – St. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Appleton, New York, Nov 09, hope mohammed rated it liked it. Oct 16, Ana Vera rated it it was amazing. You will also meet Queen Victoria, who at first disliked Disraeli but later came to appreciate his knowledge and honesty.
Minor staining to front panel. 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 biography by Andre Maurois gave me some sense muarois both men’s characters. I can only tell you that truth AM’s portrait of Mary Ann was delightful.
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May disraelo contain Access Codes or Supplements. Many of his other works have also been translated into English mainly by Hamish Miles —as they often dealt with British people or topics, such as his biographies of Disraeli, Byron, and Shelley. I really enjoyed reading about his strategy when figuring out politics, fellow men, and how he grew a surprising close rela This book was suggested by my mother, and how fitting, I finish it on Mother’s Day!
The contradictions in his character and behaviour come across, and it feels very much as a portrait of a human being. Not that it would have mattered so much, but it seemed an irony that I was looking forward to meeting my old friend, only to find out I would be meeting a distant relative a book about the same mqurois, but by a different author.
A large part of M. I assume it is because they engage me without trying to teach me. Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket.
More specifically, this is the book upon which I based my decision to begin purchasing the series. I really enjoyed reading mauroi his strategy when figuring out politics, fellow men, and how he grew a surprising close relationship with Queen Victoria.
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The chiefdangerlatent i,n the methodor techniqueof the new Maurois-Ludwig schoolis that the author’s imagination may run away with him, or that it may have an insufficientbasisin fact. Light damp stain evident in disrqeli margin from prelims to about p.