Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1977.
A first edition/first printing in Very Good+ condition with some wear to the edges of the boards in a Very Good dust-jacket that is lightly scuffed with some soiling on the rear panel.
The Oak and the Ivy is a biography of William and Catherine Gladstone, written by Joyce Marlow. The book covers the couple's life from their relationship in 1809 until Catherine's death in 1859. Marlow provides a detailed account of William's political career, including his role in the Reform Bill of 1832 and the Crimean War. She also explores Catherine's life as a writer, speaker, and reformer.; 8vo; 324 pages.