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More Leaves From the Journal- Queen Victoria

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A Life in the Highlands 1862- 1882

This book follows on from Leaves from the journal. These Leaves cover the 20 years after her beloved Albert's death, so adding pathos and poignancy to journeys, outings, picnics and hikings, undertaken without her soul-mate and architect of their highland home at Balmoral. One must admire, in awe, her sketching ability (Edward Lear had been her tutor), her command of Gaelic place names and her intrepid hardiness in expeditions to out-of-the-way, remote clachans off the beaten track, not always mounted and often in typical highland weather - dreicht at times. Hard to think that only just over 100 years previously these hospitable highlanders' ancestors had risen in rebellion against her own great-great-grandfather.

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Author(s):
Queen Victoria
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1885
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
270
Publisher:
Smith Elder and CO
Title:
More Leaves from the Journal

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A Life in the Highlands 1862- 1882

This book follows on from Leaves from the journal. These Leaves cover the 20 years after her beloved Albert's death, so adding pathos and poignancy to journeys, outings, picnics and hikings, undertaken without her soul-mate and architect of their highland home at Balmoral. One must admire, in awe, her sketching ability (Edward Lear had been her tutor), her command of Gaelic place names and her intrepid hardiness in expeditions to out-of-the-way, remote clachans off the beaten track, not always mounted and often in typical highland weather - dreicht at times. Hard to think that only just over 100 years previously these hospitable highlanders' ancestors had risen in rebellion against her own great-great-grandfather.

Author(s):
Queen Victoria
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1885
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
270
Publisher:
Smith Elder and CO
Title:
More Leaves from the Journal

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