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Dear Animated Bust: Letters to Lady Juliet Duff, France 1915-1918

By: Baring, Maurice

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Wilton, Salisbury, U.K., Michael Russell (Publishing) Ltd.: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20789

ISBN: 0-85955-086-9

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dj


[no siginficant wear to book, light spotting/foxing to edges of text block, one-time owner's name on ffep; jacket lightly rubbed, with faint soiling]. Letters home from a Royal Flying Corps staff officer stationed on the Western Front during World War I -- eccentric, whimsical, and sometimes just plain weird, written as "a civilising distraction from the mental and physical discomforts of the war, written to someone who may have missed a good deal of the subtleties, but who has done us all the favour of fostering the flow." (This someone, Lady Juliet Duff, is described in the book's ... View more info