Franklin

Fanny Kemble, a passionate Victorian / by Margaret Armstrong.

Author/Creator:
Armstrong, Margaret, 1867-1944.
Publication:
New York : Macmillan Company, 1938.
Format/Description:
Book
387 p. : ill., port. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Kemble, Fanny, 1809-1893.
Plantation owners' spouses -- Georgia -- Biography.
Actors -- Great Britain -- Biography.
British -- Georgia -- History -- 19th century.
Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901 -- Biography.
Form/Genre:
Biographies.
Endpapers (Binding)
Contents:
Warp and woof
Birth
Childhood
School
Friendship
Fanny takes to literature
Romance, religion and disaster
Success
Life of a star
Fanny rides the "Iron Horse"
Spring in London
Oatlands
The new world
The city of brotherly love
Fanny makes up her mind
Marriage
Presentiment
Butler's Island
Psyche
St. Simon's
Discord
The turning of the screw
Hard work
The valley of humiliation
1861
Retrospect
The delectable mountains.
Notes:
Illustrated lining-papers.
Local notes:
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy 1 has stamp "Audrey Wood Westport, Connecticut" on front flyleaf.
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy 2 has ms. note "Frances Catherine Montgomery July 1938" on front flyleaf.
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy 2 has dustjacket (tattered along edges) retained.
Athenaeum copy: Bound in red cloth with gilt lettering by Margaret Armstrong--paraphrased from Gullans.
Penn Provenance:
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copies 1 & 2)
Wood, Audrey, 1905- (stamp) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy 1)
Montgomery, Frances Catherine (autograph) (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy 2)
Penn Chronology:
1938
Cited in:
Gullans, Charles B. Margaret Armstrong and American trade bindings, 12
Contributor:
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Armstrong, Margaret, 1867-1944 , Binding designer
OCLC:
8989531
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