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Cyril Connolly as a book collector

Hobson, Anthony

Cyril Connolly as a book collector

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Published by Tragara Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Connolly, Cyril, 1903-1974 -- Library.,
    • Book collecting.,
    • Book collectors -- Great Britain -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAnthony Hobson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ989.C754 H6 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination24 p., [1] leaf of plates :
      Number of Pages24
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2937038M
      ISBN 100902616889
      LC Control Number84174449

      Cyril Connolly was born in Coventry, Warwickshire, the only child of Major Matthew William Kemble Connolly (–), an officer in the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, by his Anglo-Irish wife, Muriel Maud Vernon, daughter of Colonel Edward Vernon (–) J.P., D.L., of Clontarf Castle, Co. Dublin.


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