MITFORD, NANCY. 1904-1973.
Typed Carbon with Annotations in the author's hand, 353 pp, 4to, London, 1953, being the manuscript of her biography Madame de Pompadour, body of text housed in four folders, with additional preliminary material loose, mild toning, some leaves creased, generally good. With note from Mitford's agent returning the manuscript. WITH 2 copies of mimeographed radio adaptation of Christmas Pudding, 65 pp, London, December 1959.
MITFORD'S HAND-CORRECTED MANUSCRIPT OF HER BIOGRAPHY, "MADAME DE POMPADOUR. Mitford is remembered today for her amusing novels about upper-class life in England, but her biography of Mme de Pompadour is admired as well for the way Mitford navigates the politics of the French court.