Mitford, Nancy, 1904-1973

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Birth 1904-11-28
Death 1973-06-30
Britons
English

Biographical notes:

Nancy Freeman-Mitford was a British novelist and biographer. She is best known for her series of novels about upper-class life in England and France including THE PURSUIT OF LOVE (1945), and DON'T TELL ALFRED (1960). She also wrote four well-received, well-researched popular biographies of Louis XIV, Madame de Pompadour, Voltaire, and Frederick the Great. Mitford managed the bookshop on Curzzon Street in London, during World War II, and moved to Paris in 1945 where she died.

From the description of Nancy Mitford collection, 1966-1973. (Peking University Library). WorldCat record id: 166637583

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Subjects:

  • Bookstores--History
  • Booksellers and bookselling--20th century

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  • England--London (as recorded)