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Memoirs of an Aesthete

By: Acton, Harold

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co Ltd: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065587

Condition: Very Good


Witty and vivid account of the author's first thirty-five years of his life from his boyhood among the international colony of dilettante in Florence before the First World War, to his maturity when he discovered his spiritual home in Peking before the old Chinese culture was destroyed. Between the two, he was one of the brilliant generation up at Oxford just after the war and afterwards moved to Paris where he knew many of the literary and artistic figures of the time. ... View more info