Memoirs of an aesthete by Harold Mario Mitchell Acton

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Published by Hamish Hamilton in London .

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  • Acton, Harold Mario Mitchell, -- 1904-,

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StatementHarold Acton.
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LC ClassificationsPR6001.C7 Z5
The Physical Object
Pagination415 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages415
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Open LibraryOL22168013M
ISBN 100241113733

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'I can vouch for the complete inaccuracy of every anecdote in this little book that concerns myself'. The second volume of Harold Acton's memoirs, first published in England as "More Memoirs of an Aesthete." Born in Florence of Anglo-Neopolitan and American parents, Harold travelled extensively, to China, Japan, Hawaii, Canada, London, India.

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