Nancy Astor, An Informal Biography. Maurice Collis.

Nancy Astor, An Informal Biography

London: Faber and Faber, 1960.

First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in a Very Good dust jacket. 235 pp + 24 (illustrations from photographs), with frontispiece, index. Light dust soiling to top edge; else fine. Dust jacket is price clipped with light shelf wear. "Lady Astor has been on the scene of this world for eighty years... Her celebrity rests mainly on what she did between 1919, when she took her seat in the House of Commons (the first woman ever to do so) and 1945 when she retired from politics after representing Plymouth (Sutton Division) for over twenty-five years, the voters' choice in seven consecutive elections" (foreword).

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