Chatto & Windus. London. 1980 & 1981. First editions. Hardbacks; blue cloth-bound boards, dust jackets. xii, 429 & xii, 403 pages. Frontispiece and 22 hors texte b&w plates. English. 225 x 145mm. 1.25kg. 0701125209. Near fine, in near fine dust jackets; slight shefl wear to jackets, some slight spotting to edges, not price-clipped, no inscriptions, a nice set.
James Lees-Milne's two-volume biography of Harold Nicolson. Nicolson had an eventful life, moving between many different spheres. Lees-Milne's text covers his childhood and youth, his time as a diplomat and as an M.P., his work as a writer and a journalist, his friendships with other literary and artistic figures, and his marriage to Vita Sackville-West and their creation of the Sissinghurst garden.
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