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|All Authors / Contributors:||
George Smith; Leslie Stephen; Robert Blake; Christine S Nicholls; Edgar T Williams
|Description:||XIII, 518 S.|
|Contents:||Selected contents: Kingsley Amis on John Betjeman; Michael Foot on James Cameron; Ian Gilmour on R.A. Butler; Bernard Levin on Rebecca West; Sheridan Morley on David Niven and Ralph Richardson; Derek Nimmo on John Le Mesurier; Barry Took on Dick Emery; Mark Tully on Indira Gandhi; Ursula Vaughan Williams on Imogen Holst; Richard Baker on Roy Plomley; David Piper on Kenneth Clark; Roy Jenkins on Lord Harlech; Margot Fonteyn on Lydia Lopokova; David Jacobs on Billy Fury and Matt Monro; John Wain on Robert Graves and Philip Larkin; Auberon Waugh on Alec Waugh; Woodrow Wyatt on Arthur Koestler; Julian Amery on Alan Lennox-Boyd; Robert Armstrong on Lord Redcliffe-Maud; Marius Goring on Dame Flora Robson; Paul Johnson on J.B Priestley; Bernard Lovell on Martin Ryle; Nigel Nicolson on Enid Bagnold; Peter Rawlinson on Lord Diplock; Michael Stewart on George Brown; Sir John Summerson on Nikolaus Pevsner|
|Responsibility:||founded in 1882 by George Smith. Ed. by Leslie Stephen ...|
"A glittering, and at times an imaginative, collection."--Weekend Financial Times"A predictable delight....How often was the DNB mentioned by one of his castaways as the work, apart from the Bible or