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Noblesse Oblige

Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

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Product Information

Era:
Vintage; 1910-1950
Condition:
Very Good; erasure from first end page, some wear
Materials:
hardcover
Size:
8" L x 5.4" W x 0.6" H
Color/Finish:
blue

Why We Love This

Noblesse Oblige: An Enquiry into the Identifiable Characteristics of the English Aristocracy by Nancy Mitford. London: Hamish Hamilton Ltd., 1956. Third impression. Nancy Mitford set off a storm of protest with this minor collection of essays about the class system in England. Includes straight-faced contributions from Evelyn Waugh and John Betjeman. Illustrated by Osbert Lancaster. A very good copy, with slight wear to dust jacket. First end page has erased dedication.
As described by Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

About Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books is based in Manhattan, helping collectors to build unique libraries by finding and celebrating unusual works. Whether your interests lie in poetry, art history, first editions of modern classics, or getting hold of some favorite childhood book, this is the perfect way to rediscover the best books from the last 70 years. Unless indicated, almost all books are US or UK first editions and all defects are noted.