Lady Charlotte Guest: Extracts from Her Journal, 1833-1852 :: Earl Of Bessborough (Vere Brabazon Ponsonby) soon to be presented for sale on the excellent BookLovers of Bath web site!
London: John Murray, 1950, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Includes: Black & white plates; Frontispiece portrait; Genealogical tables; Appendix;
>From the cover: Lady Charlotte Bertie, only daughter of the 9th Earl of Lindsey, was a woman of outstanding character and achievement. She was considered to be making a mésalliance when, in 1833, she married the great ironmaster John (afterwards Sir John) Guest, but the union was completely successful, and Lady Charlotte took to her new life in industry as if to the manner born, and with such ability that she had a special …
Very Good in Poor Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper worn at the edges with a little loss to the spine ends, and the price clipped. Previous owners’ name to the first blank.
Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 309 pages. Index. 8¾” x 5¾”.
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