Knole and the Sackvilles

SACKVILLE-WEST, VITA

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London: William Heinemann, 1934, 1934. Later printing. 8vo; pp. xvi, 231; illustrated from photographs, reproductions. Owner's name; tear to top of backstrip. A clean tight copy, good or better in original ivory cloth. This edition, the "cheap edition", with margins smaller than the original and with twelve illustrations only, was the last edition in this format; post-war editions were reset and significantly reduced in size. Originally published in 1922. Vita Sackville-West's unrequited love affair with Knole, the ancestral home of the Sackvilles, lasted her entire life. This is her history of Knole and her family. architecture country house houses aristocracy bloomsbury (Item ID: 000350)



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