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Disraeli - A Picture of the Victorian Age

By: Maurois, Andre

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Alexandria, VA, Time Reading Program: 1980

Seller ID: 005181

Condition: Very Good+


xxii + 369 pp, index, bibliography. Some rubbing, slight edge wear, binding fairly tight. A nice copy. "1874 That year was a climactic one for Disraeli, erstwhile dandy, occasional novelist, brilliant orator and shrewd tactician in Parliament for 37 years. Rising above his checkered background, he assumed the office of Prime Minister - -and promptly met the startling change in his countrymen's attitude toward him. Maurois describes the phenomenon: 'The adventurer, his genius tolerated by some, his authority contested by others, referred to as "Dizzy" with a familiarity someti... View more info