Life with the Ladies of Llangollen.

SKU: 13599

"The elopement of Lady Eleanor Butler and Sarah Ponsonby in 1783 caused consternation to their Irish families and afforded smart society with gossip for years to come." The ladies retired to a cottage in North Wales and made their own way of life. This delightful collection is taken from sources such as Eleanor's journal, unpubilshed letters, extracts from their account books. Full of details of life in a Welsh village at the close of the eighteenth century, and of the life of close female friends living in a rural cottage during those times. VG condition. 1984, hb, dj. Viking, Middlesex.  USED. $19.00