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An Immodest Violet: The Life of Violet Hunt

Author: Hardwick, Joan
ISBN #: 0233986391
Price: $12.50
Publisher: Andre Deutsch Ltd
Publisher Location: London
Book Condition: VG+
Dust Jacket Condition: VG+
Binding: Hardcover
Edition: First Edition
Pub Date: 1990
1st edition [First Published in 1990], 8vo, 205 pages, brown boards, notes. VERY GOOD+ book / VERY GOOD+ jacket: slight wear. Isobel Violet Hunt [1866-1942], novelist and memorist, mistress of Ford Madox Ford, and friend to the literary likes of John Ruskin, Oscar Wilde, Henry James, Browning, Rossetti, Rebecca West, Holman Hunt, Somerset Maugham...she was an early staunch advocate of women's suffrage.