Robert Blake, 10 January 1983
Show More Benjamin Disraeli Letters: Vol. I 1815-1834, Vol. II 1835-1837 edited by J.A.W. Gunn, John Matthews, Donald Schurman and M.G. Wiebe.
Toronto, 482 pp., £37.50, June 1982, 0 8020 5523 0Show More
The Gladstone Diaries: with Cabinet Minutes and Prime Ministerial Correspondence, Vol. VII, January 1869-June 1871, Vol. VIII, July 1871-December 1874 edited by H.C.G. Matthew.
Oxford, 641 pp., £35, September 1982, 0 19 822638 1Show More
Disraeli by Sarah Bradford.
Weidenfeld, 432 pp., £14.95, October 1982, 0 297 78153 7Show More
Gladstone: Vol. I 1809-1865 by Richard Shannon.
Hamish Hamilton, 580 pp., £18, November 1982, 0 241 10780 6Show More
H.H. Asquith: Letters to Venetia Stanley edited by Michael Brock and Eleanor Brock.
Oxford, 676 pp., £19.50, November 1982, 0 19 212200 2Show More
“... In reviewing the Gladstone Diaries and the Disraeli Letters I must declare an interest. I am chairman of the committee which superintends the publication of the former and one of the research consultants involved in the latter. But the quality and scholarship of the editors of all these volumes has been so widely acclaimed by others that there is no danger of appearing to give an unwarranted puff to works with which I am connected ...”