Category: Non-fiction

FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE 1820-1910 Stock code: 13094

Author / Artist:

Smith, Cecil Woodham


London: Constable 1950


First edition, first printing. Publisher's original blue cloth with silver titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. Blue top-stain. An excellent near fine copy, the binding square, the contents clean throughout and without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps. With the Rex Whistler illustrated Book Society bookplate to the front endpaper. Complete with the lightly rubbed, nicked and faded dustwrapper which remains without loss or repair. Not price-clipped (15s net to the front flap).




An excellent example of this highly regarded and extensively researched biography. Winner of the 1950 James Tait Black award for Biography. The first edition in dustwrapper is quite scarce in collectable condition.