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English eccentrics.

Sitwell, Edith Dame

English eccentrics.

by Sitwell, Edith Dame

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Published by Vanguard Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Eccentrics and eccentricities.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCT775 .S55 1957
    The Physical Object
    Pagination376 p.
    Number of Pages376
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6227328M
    LC Control Number57014192
    OCLC/WorldCa390323

    Eccentricity exists particularly in the English, states Dame Edith Sitwell, because of that peculiar and satisfactory knowledge of infallibility that is the hallmark and the birthright of the British nation. Originally published in , " The English Eccentrics "has lost none of its vitality and wit. We find hermits, quacks, mariners, Price Range: $ - $ OCLC Number: Notes: Reprinted with minor amendments. Previous edition: published as The English eccentrics. London: Faber, Description.

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