The Profligate Son, Or, a True Story of Family Conflict, Fashionable Vice, and Financial Ruin in Regency Britain (Nicola Phillips) soon to be presented for sale on the fabulous BookLovers of Bath web site!
Published: Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Black & white plates; Maps ;
From the cover: In Regency England a profligate son was regarded as every parents worst nightmare: he symbolized the dangerous temptations of a new consumer society and the failure of parents to instil moral, sexual, and financial self-control in their sons. This book tells the dramatic and moving story of one of t…
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper.
Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [XIX] 332 pages. Index. Bibliography. 9½” x 6¼”.
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