The Great War Diaries Of Georgina Lee Home Fires Burning.
Gavin roynon. foreword by hugh strachan.
8vo. 5.5 x 9.5 inches. [xix] + [vii] + 307 pp. Bound in original black cloth, gilt, in pictorial dust wrapper. A very good copy. Illustrated 16 pages of black and white plates, by maps and genealogical tables and by facsimiles in text. The First World War home front diaries of Georgina Lydia lee (1869-1965), who moved in high society and, with her husband, had many contacts with members of the Establishment. She writes of public figures and reacts to events that shook British society in the midst of war. Edited by Gavin Roynon (1936-2018), cricketeer, teacher at Eton and military historian, who published two other volumes of First Wold war diaries.
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