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Barrington, E.

"The Ladies!" A Shining Constellation of Wit and Beauty.
$35.00

Writing under a pseudonym, Elizabeth Moresby (1862-1931) writes entertaining historical fiction, delightfully combining fact and fantasy. Each tale based on a lady, including the wife of Pepys, Mrs Walpole, Fanny Burney, and others. Concludes with her one tale based on wholly fictional characters - for "a heroine of Jane Austen's is as real as Stella or the fair Walpole." Thus we have "The Darcys of Rosings" - bringing together favorite Austen characters from SS and PP in a madcap story reminiscent of Jane's Juvenilia. Boston: The Atlantic Monthly Press,1922. 268 pages, Hb. Blue cloth, good condition. USED. $35.00


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