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by Anne Hill,Jonathan Gathorne-Hardy,Heywood Hill

eBook A Bookseller's War download ISBN: 0859552373
Author: Anne Hill,Jonathan Gathorne-Hardy,Heywood Hill
Publisher: Michael Russell Publishing Ltd; First Edition edition (December 1997)
Language: English
Pages: 208
ePub: 1398 kb
Fb2: 1906 kb
Rating: 4.5
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Category: Literature
Subcategory: History and Criticism

Jonathan Gathorne-Hardy (17 May 1933 – 16 July 2019) was a British author, known for biographies, including one of Alfred Kinsey, and books of social history on the British nanny and public school system.

Jonathan Gathorne-Hardy (17 May 1933 – 16 July 2019) was a British author, known for biographies, including one of Alfred Kinsey, and books of social history on the British nanny and public school system. For his autobiography, Half an Arch, he received the J. R. Ackerley Prize for Autobiography in 2005. He also wrote novels and children's literature. Born in Edinburgh, he was brought up in London, and educated at Port Regis School, Bryanston and Cambridge.

A Bookseller's War book. The wartime letters between Heywood Hill, who had opened his bookshop in Curzon Street in 1936, and his wife Anne. He was suddenly called up in December 1942, and Anne, already four months pregnant, was left to cope, much helped by Nancy Mitford.

Previous owner's name and date on front free endpaper, else near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Previous owner's name and date on front free endpaper, else near fine in a near fine dust jacket.

She was born in 1911, the daughter of Gathorne Gathorne-Hardy, 3rd . In 1935, she met James Lees-Milne, and they were engaged for nine months

She was born in 1911, the daughter of Gathorne Gathorne-Hardy, 3rd Earl of Cranbrook and Lady Dorothy Montagu Boyle. In 1935, she met James Lees-Milne, and they were engaged for nine months. In 1938, she married the bookseller George Heywood Hill, a cousin of her sister-in-law Fidelity Cranbrook (née Seebohm, second wife of the 4th Earl). They lived in Warwick Avenue, Maida Vale, and later in Richmond Her brothers were John, 4th Earl of Cranbrook, booksellers Edward and Robert, and Anthony, whose son is Jonathan Gathorne-Hardy.

Jonathan Gathorne-Hardy (born 1933) is a British author, known for biographies, including one of Alfred Kinsey, and books of social history on the British nanny and public school system. For his autobiography, "Half an Arch", he received the J. He has also written novels and children's literature.

I reread Jonathan Gathorne-Hardy’s terrifying book on public schools, which helped, as can be seen. Dominic Gregory went to look at inns near Dungeness and sent me a pebble with a hole in it. My American publishers at Knopf have been, and continue to be, encouraging, meticulous and generous.

Anne Catherine Dorothy Hill (born Gathorne-Hardy) was born on month day 1911, at birth place, to Gathorne . Anne had 4 siblings: John David Gathorne-Hardy and 3 other siblings.

Anne Catherine Dorothy Hill (born Gathorne-Hardy) was born on month day 1911, at birth place, to Gathorne Gathorne-Hardy and Dorothy Montagu Gathorne-Hardy (born Boyle). Gathorne was born on December 18 1870. Anne married Heywood Hill in 1938, at age 26. They had 2 children. Anne passed away on month day 2006, at age 95 at death place. Documents of Anne Catherine Dorothy Hill (born Gathorne-Hardy). Anne Catherine D Hill Anne Catherine D Hill in England & Wales Deaths, GRO Indexes, 1969 - 2007

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Heywood HillBornGeorge Heywood Hill29 July eSnape llerKnown forfounder of the Mayfair. George Heywood Hill (29 July 1906 - 1986) was a British bookseller, and the founder of the Mayfair bookshop Heywood Hill in 1936.

Wartime letters between Heywood Hill, who had opened his bookshop in Curzon S. London, in 1936, and his wife Anne.

First edition. Wartime letters between Heywood Hill, who had opened his bookshop in Curzon St., London, in 1936, and his wife Anne. He was suddenly called up in December, 1942, and Anne, already four months pregnant, was left to run the shop, much helped by Nancy Mitford. The correspondence, with occasional letters from friends like Osbert Sitwell, give an insight into running a bookshop under war conditions, and the rigors of military training for someone of Heywood Hill's temperament. Edited by Anne Hill's nephew, with informative footnotes. Photographs. I had not been a bad bookseller, but was an utterly rotten soldier. An uncommon title. 208 pages. cloth, dust jacket. 8vo..