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Victorians In America: Four Historical Romances By Doreen Milstead
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Big Love In Victorian England, is a wonderful story about a couple in Victorian England who are brought together by fate and their love of God and helping others. Mail Order Bride: Free At Last In... More > California -- Sick of the taunts from the inhabitants of her small town, above average weight Jocelyn had endured numerous insults since she was a small child. Marlene Learns to Fly is about a strong-willed woman who decides to become a mail order bride and make her way in the often harsh life on a ranch, but when she meets her husband to be, she knows he is doubtful that life on a ranch will be possible for, and with her. Letting The Bird Fly is about an abused woman in England who, after becoming widowed and left penniless, decides to become a mail order bride to a rancher in America, but lacking any kind of practical skills, she is doubtful that she can become his true helpmate.< Less
Victorian Affairs: Four Historical Romances By Doreen Milstead
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Mail Order Bride: Falling Into Tom’s Arms – A woman travels to New York to take university classes in business to help her father in England. Then the need arises to travel west on the... More > train to regain her health, but something happens along the way. Victorian Love: Sabotage! is the story of a woman who hates her parents’ choice for her in a husband, and does her best to turn him off when he starts to woo her. Mail Order Orphan Girl - A poor and very hungry orphan in England, living hard on the streets, finds a way to escape her life there in becoming a mail order bride. Mail Order Bride: Defending Her Arizona Rancher – is about a feisty horsewoman who decides to chuck it all in and travel to America in order to become a mail order bride.< Less
An Old-Fashioned Girl: A Young Country Woman’s Struggle to Find Acceptance and Belonging in the Urban Culture of Victorian America By Louisa May Alcott
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The famous sentimental novel by Louisa May Alcott is published here without abridgment; it follows the adventures of Polly Milton, a country girl who discovers the opulence of urban life. Alcott's... More > book is something of a coming-of-age tale, as we join the fourteen year old Polly during her journey to the family of Fanny Shaw, one of her best friends. Raised in the countryside, Polly has previously only seen the rural life and is accustomed to the raising of livestock and the slow pace of life the country is known for. Arriving in the city, Polly is shocked by the affluence of her surroundings. She is taken aback by the numerous towering buildings, bustling streets, people in fashionable dress and fancy decor, and their fanciful habits. Although she makes a return visit each year, Polly is excluded from the Shaws' social circle on account of her manners, which her urbanized counterparts think quaint and "countrified".< Less
An Old-Fashioned Girl: A Young Country Woman’s Struggle to Find Acceptance and Belonging in the Urban Culture of Victorian America (Hardcover) By Louisa May Alcott
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The famous sentimental novel by Louisa May Alcott is published here without abridgment; it follows the adventures of Polly Milton, a country girl who discovers the opulence of urban life. Alcott's... More > book is something of a coming-of-age tale, as we join the fourteen year old Polly during her journey to the family of Fanny Shaw, one of her best friends. Raised in the countryside, Polly has previously only seen the rural life and is accustomed to the raising of livestock and the slow pace of life the country is known for. Arriving in the city, Polly is shocked by the affluence of her surroundings. She is taken aback by the numerous towering buildings, bustling streets, people in fashionable dress and fancy decor, and their fanciful habits. Although she makes a return visit each year, Polly is excluded from the Shaws' social circle on account of her manners, which her urbanized counterparts think quaint and "countrified".< Less
The Celebration of Christmas In Europe and America: Yuletide Traditions from Many Lands By Mary P. Pringle and Clara A. Urann
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Beginning with the Yuletide festivals of the ancient world, The Celebration of Christmas In Europe and America: Yuletide Traditions From Many Lands shares a history of Christmas across Europe,... More > exploring the Holiday customs of England, Germany (true source of the Christmas Tree!), Scandinavia (Lapland, Holland, Denmark), France, Italy, Russia and Spain. The chapter on Yule in Russia is especially poignant, as its writing predates the Bolshevik Revolution, offering a unique glimpse into that country's pre-Communist Christian roots. The final chapter is a surprising history of Christmas in Colonial America. First published in 1916, and reproduced in this quality reprint edition with all of the charming original illustrations intact, The Celebration of Christmas In Europe and America: Yuletide Traditions From Many Lands opens a wondrous window on the magic and beauty of the Christmas Season as it was understood and observed during the Victorian era.< Less
The Celebration of Christmas In Europe and America: Yuletide Traditions from Many Lands By Mary P. Pringle and Clara A. Urann
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Beginning with the Yuletide festivals of the ancient world, The Celebration of Christmas In Europe and America: Yuletide Traditions From Many Lands shares a history of Christmas across Europe,... More > exploring the Holiday customs of England, Germany (true source of the Christmas Tree!), Scandinavia (Lapland, Holland, Denmark), France, Italy, Russia and Spain. The chapter on Yule in Russia is especially poignant, as its writing predates the Bolshevik Revolution, offering a unique glimpse into that country's pre-Communist Christian roots. The final chapter is a surprising history of Christmas in Colonial America. First published in 1916, and reproduced in this quality reprint edition with all of the charming original illustrations intact, The Celebration of Christmas In Europe and America: Yuletide Traditions From Many Lands opens a wondrous window on the magic and beauty of the Christmas Season as it was understood and observed during the Victorian era.< Less
The Ambassadors By Henry James
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Lambert Strether, a middle-aged, yet not broadly-experienced, man from Woollett, Massachusetts, agrees to assume a mission for his wealthy fiancée: go to Paris and rescue her son, Chad... More > Newsome, from the clutches of a presumably wicked woman. On his journey, Strether stops in England, and there meets Maria Gostrey, an American woman who has lived in Paris for years. Her cynical wit and worldly opinions start to rattle Strether's preconceived view of the situation.< Less
Like Night and Day – the Warmth of the Fireplace Series, Number Seven By Susan Hart
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A former prostitute from London decides to pass herself off as an upper class woman on the voyage to America, and then in her new life in New York. The only problem is, she thinks she was recognized... More > by one of her former clients.< Less
British Athletics 1866-80 A4 Edition By Peter Lovesey & Keith Morbey
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Track and field athletics grew from infancy to adulthood in a fifteen-year period explored in this ground-breaking book. The world’s first national championships, launched in 1866 by the... More > Amateur Athletic Club, set the basic programme still followed today in its metric equivalent in the Olympic Games and all championships. Giants of Victorian sport like W.G.Grace, Donald Dinnie, Tom Malone, the Davin brothers and Walter George competed regularly. Organised athletics was taken up in Europe, the Empire and America. The book comprises full results of the championships, annual year lists by performer and performance, an index of more than 2500 names with birth and death dates where known (a valuable resource for family historians), a summary of key developments and a copy of the first rules. Twenty-two contemporary illustrations show Victorian athletes in action. This A4 edition means larger text and larger illustrations.< Less
The Lady of the Shroud By Bram Stoker
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Rupert is shocked one day when he learns that he has inherited a great fortune of nearly one million pounds on the condition that he spend one year in a dark castle far away. Rupert has made it a... More > home when a lady in a wet shroud starts to visit him at night seeking warmth. Inevitably, he falls in love with her and they are wed in a strange manner. Rupert then learns of the terrible curse that has befallen her and the lies created to cover up the fact that she is still alive. When her father comes back from the Americas a great expedition set out when the Turks first kidnap her then her father.< Less

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