Lady Denman, G.B.E., 1884-1954

By: Huxley, Gervas

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Red cloth with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers. Inscribed by the author to his son, Charles Huxley and dated April 1961 on front endpaper.Dustjacket condition: Fair to good, generally lightly shelfworn and lightly soiled with a few small tears. Not price-clipped. 205pp. 16 b/w plates (inc.frontispiece). This biography tells the story of Lady Denman, one of the most notable British women of the early 20th century. Motivated by a concern for justice, especially in the cause of women, Lady Denman was chosen in 1916 to be the head of the Women's Institute Movement and was its leader for 30 years. In 1930 she became the courageous pioneer of Family Planning and in the second world war, the director and moving spirit of the immensely successful Women's Land Army.

Title: Lady Denman, G.B.E., 1884-1954

Author Name: Huxley, Gervas

Categories: Biography/Autobiography,

Publisher: Chatto & Windus, Chatto & Windus: 1961

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Fair

Type: Book

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 006059

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