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The Diary and Letters of Madame D'Arblay -- Volume 1 By Fanny Burney
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Journals (1768–1840) Evelina (1778) Cecilia (1782) Camilla... More > (1796)Frances Burney (13 June 1752 – 6 January 1840), also known as Fanny Burney and after her marriage as Madame d'Arblay, was an English novelist, diarist and playwright. She was born in Lynn Regis, now King's Lynn, England, on 13 June 1752, to musical historian Dr. Charles Burney (1726–1814) and Esther Sleepe Burney (1725–1762). The third of six children, she was self-educated and began writing what she called her "scribblings" at the age of ten. In 1793, aged 41, she married a French exile, General Alexandre D'Arblay. Their only son, Alexander, was born in 1794. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frances_Burney< Less
Memoirs of the Court of Louis XIV. and of the Regency -- Complete By Charlotte-Elisabeth, duchesse d' Orleans
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Memoirs of the Court of Louis XIV. and of the Regency -- Complete By Herbert F. Peyser
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Fanny Burney (Madame D'Arblay) By Austin Dobson
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Henry Austin Dobson (18 January 1840 – 2 September 1921),... More > commonly Austin Dobson, was an English poet and essayist.He was born at Plymouth, the eldest son of George Clarisse Dobson, a civil engineer, of French descent. When he was about eight, the family moved to Holyhead, and his first school was at Beaumaris in Anglesey. He was later educated at Coventry, and the Gymnase, Strasbourg. He returned at the age of sixteen with the intention of becoming a civil engineer. (His younger brother James would in fact become a noted engineer, helping complete the Buenos Aires harbour works in the 1880s and 1890s.) At the beginning of his career, he continued to study at the South Kensington School of Art, in his spare time, but without definite ambition. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Austin_Dobson< Less
The Memoirs of Charles-Lewis, Baron de Pollnitz, Volume IV Being the Observations He Made in His Late Travels from Prussia thro' Germany, Italy, France, Flanders, Holland, England, &C. in Letters to His Friend. Discovering Not Only the Present State of the By Karl Ludwig, Freiherr von Pollnitz
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The Memoirs of Charles-Lewis, Baron de Pollnitz, Volume III Being the Observations He Made in His Late Travels from Prussia thro' Germany, Italy, France, Flanders, Holland, England, &C. in Letters to His Friend. Discovering Not Only the Present State of th By Karl Ludwig, Freiherr von Pollnitz
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In Honour's Cause: A Tale of the Days of George the First By George Manville Fenn
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Lancelot Speed (1860–1931) was a Victorian illustrator of... More > books, usually of a fantastical or romantic nature. He is probably most well known for his illustrations for Andrew Lang's fairy story books. Speed is credited as the designer on the 1916 silent movie version of the novel She by H. Rider Haggard, which he had illustrated.He was also the director of a number of early British silent films.Lancelot Speed's cartoon work is the source of the nickname for the colourful commander of the WWII Special Forces unit "Popski's Private Army". Lieutenant Colonel Vladimir Peniakoff DSO MC, a Belgian of White Russian descent, was called "Popski" by Bill Kennedy Shaw, the Intelligence Officer of the Long Range Desert Group, because his signallers had trouble with the spelling of his surname. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lancelot_Speed< Less
Fables, Volume One By John Gay
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John Gay had a humorously sardonic view of human nature. From three centuries ago, his Fables show that nothing changes. All life is here - charlatans, doxies, thugs, misers, the self-deluded, the... More > gossips, the opportunist politicians ... and many animals who know better. Fully illustrated with line drawings by Dandi Palmer.< Less
Fables, Volume One By John Gay
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John Gay had a humorously sardonic view of human nature. From three centuries ago, his Fables show that nothing changes. All life is here - charlatans, doxies, thugs, misers, the self-deluded, the... More > gossips, the opportunist politicians ... and many animals who know better. Fully illustrated with line drawings by Dandi Palmer.< Less
The Chorus, Karlo and the Duchess of Krompir By Vernon Moyse
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This is a play dealing with conspiracy and decadence in the Royal Palaces of Siatica. It features a dead Princess, conspiring courtiers and palace staff and the attempted murder of a Prince.... More > Doubtless palaces everywhere are much the same, Royal or Presidential. The play has a Chorus as guide and mentor.< Less