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Description: Eight books by Dame Ethel Smyth (1858-1944) including A Final Burning of Boats Etc, Female Pipings in Eden, As Time Went On..., What Happened Next, Beecham and Pharaoh,
From the personal collection of Maestro Raymond Leppard (1927-2019).

Full Group includes:
Two copies of "Streaks of Life:" Longmans, Green, and Co, London, 1921
"Maurice Baring," William Heinemann LTD, London, 1938
"Female Pipings in Eden," Peter Davies Limited, Edinburgh, 1933
"Beecham and Pharaoh, Thomas Beecham, Egypt Before England's Exodus," Chapman & Hall LTD., London, 1935
"What Happened Next," Longmans, Green and Co,1940
"As Time Went On...," Longmans, Green and Co,1936
"A Final Burning of Boats," Longmans, Green and Co. LTD, London, 1928

Dame Ethel Mary Smyth (1858-1944) was a British composer, conductor, author, and Suffragette. Smyth composed the song used as the anthem for this suffrage movement, March of the Women. She was friends with many influential figures of her day including Virginia Woolf, Empress Eugenie, Emmeline and Sylvia Pankhurst, George Bernard Shaw, Sir Thomas Beecham, and Vita Sackville-West. Smyth enjoyed sports, especially golf.
1 1/4"H x 6"W x 9"D (average)

  • Dimensions: 1 1/4"H x 6"W x 9"D (average)

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