Victorian Lady Travellers (Paperback)

By Dorothy Middleton

Academy Chicago Publishers, 9780897330633, 210pp.

Publication Date: August 30, 2005

List Price: 15.95*
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A lively, amusing retelling of the adventures of seven unique women, who fearlessly travelled to remote corners of the earth: Isabella Bird Bishop, Marianne North (a botanist who painted in Brazil), Fanny Bullock Workman (photographer and mountaineer), Annie Taylor, May French Sheldon, Kate Marsden, and Mary Kingsley.

Praise For Victorian Lady Travellers

"Written with great wit and clarity." ––New York Times Book Review

"...catches the spirit of all these remarkable women..." —Chicago Tribune