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Author Name:    WESTWATER, Martha BAGEHOT, Walter) WILSON

Title:   Wilson Sisters. in dustjacket

Publisher:    Ohio University Press, Athens, Ohio / London, 1984, ISBN:0821407279 

Seller ID:   39594

WESTWATER, Martha. The Wilson Sisters : A Biographical Study of Upper Middle-Class Victorian Life. Athens, Ohio / London : Ohio University Press, (1984). Pp (6),vii-x,(2),1-250,(2). Illustrated. 8vo [155 x 235 mm], brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine. The author taught at Halifax's Mount St. Vincent University. "These six women lived in the cultural afterlight of the Oxford Movement, the Indian Mutiny, and the Pre-Raphaelite revol, and their marriage reflected the minor causes and conflicts of the age. Eliza married Walter Bagehot, author of the classic, The English Constitution; Julia, William Rathbone Greg, journalist-philosopher; Zoe was wed to Orby Shipley, one of the leaders of the Ritualists; Matilda married an inveterate imperialist, Matthew Horan; Sophie, an Indian civil servant, William Halsey, and Emilie married Russell Barrington (son of Lady Catherine Barrington) thereby gaining entree to the art world of Ruskin, Rossetti, Watts, Leighton, and Crane." from the dj. Owner's expunged signature, else very good in rubbed, slightly chipped dustjacket. 20.00


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