Memoirs of an Aesthete (1948 UK Edition); Memoirs of an Aesthete 1939-1969 (1971 Viking Press Edition)

By: Acton, Harold

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Two volumes by Harold Acton in a beautiful custom-made Robert Wang clamshell box; The first is the 1948 First UK Edition published by Methuen & Co in blue cloth, lacking the original dust jacket, but overall very clean and tight and lightly edge and corner worn; 416p., including index; The second book is a retired library copy of the 1971 Viking Press First Edition, woefully stamped and labeled, and magic-markered excessively; with an edge-worn binding, retaining its original, lightly edge-worn dust jacket; 388p, including index.

Title: Memoirs of an Aesthete (1948 UK Edition); Memoirs of an Aesthete 1939-1969 (1971 Viking Press Edition)

Author Name: Acton, Harold

Illustrator: B&W Photographs

Categories: Biography & Autobiography,

Edition: First Editions

Publisher: London / NY, Methuen & Co / The Viking Press: 1971

ISBN Number: 0670468169

ISBN Number 13: 9780670468164

Binding: Boards

Book Condition: Good+ to Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: SB10168

Keywords: Aestheticism, Harold Acton Biography, Harold Acton Autobiography, Harold Acton Aesthete Biography, China, Asian Studies