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August and Rab  -  A Memoir by  Mollie Butler - First Edition - 1987 - from Goldring Books and Biblio.co.uk

August and Rab - A Memoir

by Butler, Mollie

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1987. A VG+ unmarked copy with VG+ dustjacket which is not price clipped. A captivating memoir which describes an unusually full and adventurous life, shared for the most part with two famous men; the Arctic explorer August Courtauld and the stateman R.A. (Rab) Butler. Mollie Montgomerie became engaged in 1930 to her childhood friend August Courtauld, their honeymoon was spent camel trekking in the remote Sudan, and she was one of the first women to visit eastern Greenland and raised six children. Following the death of her first husband she married Rab Butler, whose late first wife was Sydney Courtauld. 30 illustrations. **** NOT EX LIB **** C3D. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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