The Lyttelton Hart-Davis Letters, 1955-1962: A Selection

The Lyttelton Hart-Davis Letters, 1955-1962: A Selection

by George Lyttelton, Rupert Hart-Davis
     
 
The letters exchanged between George Lyttelton, a teacher at Eton, and his former pupil, Rupert Hart–Davis, a respected publisher and man of letters, originally appeared in six acclaimed volumes. Typical of the praise those volumes received, is this encomium from Philip Ziegler: “If the twentieth century has to put forward one champion by which it will

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The letters exchanged between George Lyttelton, a teacher at Eton, and his former pupil, Rupert Hart–Davis, a respected publisher and man of letters, originally appeared in six acclaimed volumes. Typical of the praise those volumes received, is this encomium from Philip Ziegler: “If the twentieth century has to put forward one champion by which it will be judged, [these] letters would not be an unworthy candidate.” Now the “compulsive readability” (THE OBSERVER) of the Lyttleton Hart–Davis correspondence, its bookish, stylish, and congenial conversation, can be enjoyed in a judicious selection.

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Ion Trewin
A reminder of what great letter–writing was all about.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781585790401
Publisher:
Akadine Press, The
Publication date:
09/28/2001
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
57.50(w) x 87.50(h) x 1.75(d)

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