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Your purchase benefits world literacy! It liesrather in the author’s treatment of his subject, and in the extraordinary success which it has achieved.
He is buried in Neuilly-sur-Seine community cemetery near Paris. Shipped to over one million happy customers. During World War I he joined the French army and served as an interpreter and later a dieraeli officer to the British army. His first novel, Les silences du colonel Bramblewas a witty but socially realistic account of that experience.
Originally published, Fine purple cloth with very bright gilt lettering on front, very fine on spine, bookplate inside front cover, tiny maudois for Wellesley bookstore at bottom of first front end paper, lightly browned heavy pages.
Disraeli: A Picture of the Victorian Age by André Maurois
Mauroks wavering faith in the Empire and the dawn of a new hope both find their place in the picture. Muy recomendable para entender el significado del poder en las diferentes etapas de la vida. It was an immediate success in France. Sep 24, Gabriel Miller rated it liked it Shelves: Minor staining to front panel. Fortune, fashion, fame, even power, may increase and do heighten happiness, but they cannot create it.
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Disraeli by Maurois, Andre
Among his books were biographies of Balzac, Shelly, Byron, and Hugo. The Book House – St. I really enjoyed reading about his strategy when figuring out politics, fellow men, and how he grew a surprising close relationship with Queen Victoria.
First Printing, February stated on copyright page.
Stains on fore disrawli bottom edges. This was a fascinating read. Copyright date is1st edition, purple cover over boards with gold lettering and design on the front and the spine, no tears or bent pages nor any writing, NO JACKET, light fraying to the head and to of the spine, shelf wear to the edges is moderate, two small scratches to the top and middle of the back cover, a tight binding a solid book. Maaurois Carrier and Co.
Many of his other works have also been translated into English,  as they often dealt with British people or topics, such as his biographies of DisraeliByronand Shelley. But sucha chargeis essentiallyunfair. This is an excellent biography disraell Benjamin Disraeli written for the average reader. He died during after a long career as an author of novels, biographies, histories, children’s books and science fiction stories.
Starting from comparatively humble origins, he served in government for three decades, twice as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. John Lane The Bodley Head, Amurois has been argued by an anonymouswriter in La Marcure de France, by meansof parallelpassages, that hisAriel islittle morethan anabridged translation of Edward Dowden’s life of Shelley, and that the present book is largely “cribbed” from the six volumes of Monypenny and Buckle’sBeaconsfield.
Translated by Hamish Miles.