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Title: FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE. 1820 - 1910.
Description: Constable. London. 1950. Early reprint, issued the same month as the first edition. 8vo. (8.5 x 5.8 inches). Four full page plates of various portraits of Nightingale. A fine copy in a fine leather binding by the Collectors Book Club of London. Early full black morocco, with five raised bands to the spine, each with a gilt ruled line. Compartments ruled and lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. A beautifully bound copy of this well written and extensively researched biography, which won the James Tait Black award for Biography. Woodham Smith went on to write another 3 historical works, all noted for their detailed research and readability. She was awarded the CBE in 1960.


Price: GBP 200.00 = appr. US$ 285.60 Seller: Paul Foster Books
- Book number: 8903

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