Title ...Lytton Strachey. A Critical Biography. Vol 1: The Unknown Years, Vol 2: The Years of Achievement.
Binding Hardcovers in Jackets
Edition First Edition
Publisher London: Heinemann, 1968.
Illustration: Illustrated with b/w plates and color frontispiece
Seller ID 000453
Brown cloth covered boards with gilt spine title in black box. Bindings square and tight appear unread. No flaws to edges but for a bump to lower Vol 2. front spine corner. Both dust jackets show light shelf wear and are now in protective Mylar jackets. Vol 2 has external tape reinforcement to spine tips of dust jacket. 475 & 754 pages. Giles Lytton Strachey ( 1880 – 1932) was a British writer and critic. A founding member of the Bloomsbury Group and author of Eminent Victorians, he is best known for establishing a new form of biography in which psychological insight and sympathy are combined with irreverence and wit. His biography Queen Victoria (1921) was awarded the James Tait Black Memorial Prize.