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[Sotheby's Zürich.]. However, I could find no criteria used by a panel of historical experts for the selection of the women included in the book. Also, there was a second printing of the book in but very few 20th This is an excellent resource for those who want a glimpse into the lives of several American women who influenced several aspects of our lives and 4/5.

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Lady Frances feels very real—not too smart and spunky but no shrinking violet either.”/5(12).

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This graceful collection of the personal papers of Louisa Catherine Adams, the only first lady to have been foreign-born, is a treasure. Broad in scope but intimate in detail, Louisa’s account of her tour through the courts of Europe and the byways of accomplishment and loss that distinguished the Adams family shines and startles with wit and a woman’s heart wanting to freely ‘breathe its sorrows.’/5(6).

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The Lady in Gold, considered an unforgettable masterpiece, one of the twentieth century's most recognizable paintings, made headlines all over the world when Ronald Lauder bought it for $ million a century after Klimt, the most famous Austrian painter of his time, completed the society portrait.4/5.

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(London, Allen and Unwin, ) Finley, Ruth Elbright. The Lady of Godey's, Sarah Josepha Hale. (Philadelphia, London, J.

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This collection—containing The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty, Beauty’s Punishment, and Beauty’s Release—is a testament to Anne Rice’s irresistible talent, exploring the world of erotic yearning and fantasy in a classic trilogy that makes the forbidden side of passion a doorway into the hidden regions of the psyche and the heart.

Pieces of Modesty is a short story collection by Peter O'Donnell featuring his action heroine, Modesty Blaise, first published in It was O'Donnell's first such collection of stories (he would publish a second, Cobra Trap, decades later).

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About the Author. John Bryan is a former professor of art and architectural history at the University of South Carolina. He is the author of Creating the South Carolina State House and Biltmore Estate: The Most Distinguished Private by: 3.

The following is an incomplete list of paintings by Pieter de Hooch that are generally accepted as autograph by Peter C. Sutton and other sources. The list is more or less in order of creation, starting from around when Pieter de Hooch began painting on his own in ngs: List of paintings, Two Soldiers and a Serving.

Lady Mary Pierrepont, daughter of the Earl (later Duke) of Kingston, married in a fellow Whig, Edward Wortley Montagu, who would soon become ambassador to Constantinople. “A strong sense of propriety led her, as a woman and an aristocrat, not to publish any of her writings under her own name.”.

The Harvard Classics, originally known as Dr. Eliot's Five Foot Shelf, is a volume anthology of classic works from world literature, compiled and edited by Harvard University president Charles W. Eliot, that was first published in Dr.

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Eliot, then President of Harvard University, had stated in speeches that the elements of a liberal education could be obtained by spending 15 minutes. Someone Like You is a collection of short stories by Roald Dahl. It was published in by Alfred : Roald Dahl.

The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James was initially published as a serial in Macmillan's Magazine (UK) and The Atlantic Monthly (US) in – The story tells of a spirited young American woman, Isabel Archer — arguably one of Miller’s most memorable characters.

Imelda Marcos spent more than 20 years as the first lady of the Philippines before being driven from power. She became infamous for her lavish spending habits before returning to politics. Mrs. Robinson's Disgrace tells the story of Isabella Robinson.

Isabella is married to Henry, a cold and strict man who is not home often. Isabella is left to take care of their home and children most often alone and she finds her life dull and passionless/5.

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The Cookery Book of Lady Clark of Tillypronie is a book of recipes collected over a lifetime by Charlotte, Lady Clark of Tillypronie (née Coltman, –), and published posthumously in The earliest recipe was collected in ; the last in The book was edited by the artist Catherine Frances Frere, who had seen two other cookery books through to publication, at the request of Publisher: Constable & Company.

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