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Mary Curzon.

Nigel Nicolson

Mary Curzon.

by Nigel Nicolson

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Published by Futura Publications in London .
Written in English

  • Curzon, Mary, -- Baroness Curzon.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published, London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1977.

    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17244898M
    ISBN 100708814158

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Levi Leiter, Mary Curzon's father, came from Leitersburg, a little village outside of Hagerstown, Maryland. Lots of local history there since I live in Hagerstown. Nigel Nicholson visited Leitersburg when writing his book and popped in on a friend of mine who lived in Leitersburg.

This is a very interesting book and gives a fine biography of /5(3). I read "Mary Curzon" to find out more about George Curzon's world into which my 4th cousin, Grace Hinds, married. Both Mary Leiter Curzon (George’s first wife and heiress to one of the founders of Marshall Field of Chicago) and Grace Hinds (his second wife Mary Curzon.

book heiress of Alfredo Duggan, an Argentine-Irish cattle baron) were Americans/5. Mary was a girl (and woman) of beauty, charm, and dignity. She rejected many more pretentious suitors in favor of George Curzon, the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for India.

He was even then becoming an authority on the British Empire's largest colony, daring Kipling-esque difficulties to reconnoiter its high Northwestern frontiers.

Mary Victoria Leiter Curzon, American-born vicereine of India who, by virtue of her marriage, long held the highest political rank gained by an American woman.

Mary Leiter was the daughter of Levi Z. Leiter, merchant and Mary Curzon. book partner in Marshall Field. Lady Mary-Gaye Curzon: Beautiful debutante whom Cressida Bonas calls Mum With her daughter tipped to marry Prince Harry, four-times-married Mary-Gaye Curzon is still a society magnet.

Buy Mary Curzon First edition by Nicolson, Nigel (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 3. Lord Curzon, in full George Nathaniel Curzon, Marquess Curzon, also called (–) Baron Curzon of Kedleston or (–21) Earl Curzon of Kedleston, (born JanuKedleston Hall, Derbyshire, England—died MaLondon), British statesman, viceroy of India (–), and foreign secretary (–24) who during his terms in office played a major role in British.

Mary-Gaye’s grandad — was a celebrity racing driver in his day, winning Le Mans in Another famous close relative was George Curzon, the marquess of Kedleston, a. Buy Mary Curzon by Nigel Nicolson (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.

MARY CURZON is a portrait of three different societies, American, English and Indian, at the turn of the century. But most of all it is the emotional and personal tale of the deepening relationship between a lovely American girl and an Englishman of exraordinary intellect and power.

Among those in attendance was a former Prairie Avenue neighbor, Addie Hibbard Gregory, who wrote about the event in her book, A Great-Grandmother Remembers.

At the state ball, Mary Curzon wore an elaborate Worth gown, known as. But much as Carole Middleton is a very different woman today from the air hostess who dreamed of going up in the world, Lady Mary Gaye Curzon, too, has been on. MARY CURZON [Nicolson, Nigel] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

MARY CURZON. London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, ; 1st edition. Hardback. Nr fine/ Dust jacket Nr fine. pp with 16pp of illustrations.

Brown covers with gilt title. Heir to the Curzon banking fortune, and daughter of the 6th Earl of Howe, Lady Mary-Gaye (known simply as MG to her friends) was a notorious socialite in the Sixties famed for her willowy beauty.

Buy Mary Curzon By Nigel Nicolson. Available in used condition with free delivery in the US. ISBN: ISBN Price: $ Lady Curzon's India: Letters of a Vicereine by Mary Curzon and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Mary Curzon.

[Nigel Nicolson] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book: All Authors / Contributors: Nigel Nicolson. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Mary Curzon, Exeter, Devon.

45 likes. Occasional posts linked to the research that Dr Nicola Thomas, University of Exeter is undertaking as she writes a new biography of Mary Curzon.

Donna was born in Anderson, Indiana on Ma to Edward Joseph and Mary Agnes Curzon. At a young age, the Curzon family relocated to Northern Illinois where Donna attended St. Mary's. In Mary Leiter was born in the suburbs of Chicago, the daughter of a self-made man.

Although she died aged only thirty-six, she became the most famous American woman of her times. As the wife of Lord Curzon, and Vicereine of India when British power was greatest, she occupied with incomparable grace, courage and distinction the most splendid.Genre/Form: Biography Biographies: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Nicolson, Nigel.

Mary Curzon. New York: Harper & Row, © (OCoLC)Mary Curzon This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged.

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