Victorian Lady Travellers

Victorian Lady Travellers
Victorian Lady Travellers

Victorian Lady Travellers

By Dorothy Middleton

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210 Pages, 5.5 x 8.5

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $15.95 (US $15.95) (CA $18.95)

ISBN 9780897330633

Rights: WOR

Chicago Review Press (Aug 2005)
Academy Chicago Publishers

Price: $15.95
 
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Overview

A lively, amusing retelling of the adventures of seven unique women, who fearlessly travelled to remote corners of the earth: Isabella Bird Bishop, Marianne North (a botanist who painted in Brazil), Fanny Bullock Workman (photographer and mountaineer), Annie Taylor, May French Sheldon, Kate Marsden, and Mary Kingsley.

Reviews

"Written with great wit and clarity." ––New York Times Book Review

"...catches the spirit of all these remarkable women..." —Chicago Tribune