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Mrs Robinson's Disgrace: the Private Diary of a Victorian Lady (Signed copy)

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On a mild winter's evening in 1850, Isabella Robinson set out for a party. Her carriage bumped across the wide cobbled streets of Edinburgh's Georgian New Town and drew up at 8 Royal Circus, a grand sandstone terrace lit by gas lamps.The guests were gathered in the high, airy drawing rooms on the first floor, the ladies in glinting silk and satin; the gentlemen in tailcoats, waistcoats and neckties. When Mrs Robinson joined the throng she was at once enchanted by a Mr Edward Lane, a handsome medical student ten years her junior. He was 'fascinating', she told her diary, before chastising herself for being so susceptible to a man's charms. But a wish had taken hold of her, which she was to find hard to shake...
In very good condition. Shelf wear on lower cover corners and edges.

Item details

Added value:
Signed copy
Author(s):
Summerscale, Kate
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2012
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9781408812419
Number of pages:
303
Publisher:
Bloomsbury
Title:
Mrs Robinson's Disgrace: the Private Diary of a Victorian Lady

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On a mild winter's evening in 1850, Isabella Robinson set out for a party. Her carriage bumped across the wide cobbled streets of Edinburgh's Georgian New Town and drew up at 8 Royal Circus, a grand sandstone terrace lit by gas lamps.The guests were gathered in the high, airy drawing rooms on the first floor, the ladies in glinting silk and satin; the gentlemen in tailcoats, waistcoats and neckties. When Mrs Robinson joined the throng she was at once enchanted by a Mr Edward Lane, a handsome medical student ten years her junior. He was 'fascinating', she told her diary, before chastising herself for being so susceptible to a man's charms. But a wish had taken hold of her, which she was to find hard to shake...
In very good condition. Shelf wear on lower cover corners and edges.

Added value:
Signed copy
Author(s):
Summerscale, Kate
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2012
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9781408812419
Number of pages:
303
Publisher:
Bloomsbury
Title:
Mrs Robinson's Disgrace: the Private Diary of a Victorian Lady

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