The Real Mrs Miniver. Jan Struther’s Story.

GRAHAM, YSENDA MAXTONE.

£15.00

Publisher

John Murray, Albemarle Street.

Place

London

Date

2001

Item Description

FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 5.75 x 8.75 inches. [vi] + 314 pp. Bound in original black cloth, gilt, in price clipped pictorial dust wrapper. Signed by author on title page with gift inscription at head of title. A little wear to extremities but otherwise a very good copy. Illustrated by photographs in text. The biography of Jan Struther (a pseudonym, born Joyce Anstruther, later Maxtone Graham, 1901-53) for the English author, best known for her 1939 novel, Mrs Miniver. It featured the life of an English housewife, based on articles which first appeared in The Times. In 1942 it was transformed into a wartime drama and became a highly successful MGM film which won six Academy Awards. The book is written by her granddaughter, Ysenda Maxtone Graham.

[Stock No. 26386]

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