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A CASTLE IN TUSCANY; the remarkable life of Janet Ross

By: Benjamin Sarah

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Sydney, Murdoch Books: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1125001

ISBN: 1740458869

Condition: Fine


pictorial binding, pp., 223 , illustrated, fascims., ports., ribbon bookmark, a fine copy in a fine d.j., Lovers of classic food books might recognise her name-no less a figure than Elizabeth David cited her as a source-but until now few have known much about the woman herself. Born in 1842 to a gifted and unconventional British upper-class family,Janet was child muse to writers and artists. As a young bride in Egypt she defied expectations and took to local life with gu... View more info