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The Resource To marry an English Lord, by Gail MacColl and Carol McD. Wallace ; [illustrations by David Cain]

To marry an English Lord, by Gail MacColl and Carol McD. Wallace ; [illustrations by David Cain]

Label
To marry an English Lord
Title
To marry an English Lord
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by Gail MacColl and Carol McD. Wallace ; [illustrations by David Cain]
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Read about a unique set of American women cutting a swath through stodgy 19th century British aristocracy. The book covers not just who they were but the lows and the triumphs of their inter-continental marriages. Also included are many fascinating details on how they dressed and what they had to go through
Dewey number
  • 974.7/1041
  • 392.5/086/210942
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
To marry an English Lord, by Gail MacColl and Carol McD. Wallace ; [illustrations by David Cain]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Tales of wealth and marriage, sex and snobbery"--Cover
  • Originally published: 1989
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 367-370) and index
Contents
The buccaneers. Old New York ; Rule Britannia ; Pushy mamas ; The first marriages -- The fair invaders. A turn in the tide ; Audacity & innocence ; The siege of London ; The competition ; Poor peers ; The self-made girl's wedding -- American heiresses : what will you bid? He stoops to conquer ; The plutocrats' daughters ; The match of the century ; She is now a duchess ; The American aristocrat's wedding -- Married heiresses. Happily ever after ; American wives & English husbands ; The heir & the spare ; Châtelaine, or, Where the money went ; Survival of the fastest ; At long last, love -- The new heiresses. Vivat rex ; Entertaining Edward ; The last marriages ; Till death or the judge do us part : the American heiress divorce ; Epilogue -- An American heiress directory. Register of American heiresses ; Walking tour of the American heiresses' London
Control code
ocn779399305
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
x, 403 p.
Isbn
9780761171959
Other physical details
ill
System control number
(OCoLC)779399305
Label
To marry an English Lord, by Gail MacColl and Carol McD. Wallace ; [illustrations by David Cain]
Publication
Note
  • "Tales of wealth and marriage, sex and snobbery"--Cover
  • Originally published: 1989
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 367-370) and index
Contents
The buccaneers. Old New York ; Rule Britannia ; Pushy mamas ; The first marriages -- The fair invaders. A turn in the tide ; Audacity & innocence ; The siege of London ; The competition ; Poor peers ; The self-made girl's wedding -- American heiresses : what will you bid? He stoops to conquer ; The plutocrats' daughters ; The match of the century ; She is now a duchess ; The American aristocrat's wedding -- Married heiresses. Happily ever after ; American wives & English husbands ; The heir & the spare ; Châtelaine, or, Where the money went ; Survival of the fastest ; At long last, love -- The new heiresses. Vivat rex ; Entertaining Edward ; The last marriages ; Till death or the judge do us part : the American heiress divorce ; Epilogue -- An American heiress directory. Register of American heiresses ; Walking tour of the American heiresses' London
Control code
ocn779399305
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
x, 403 p.
Isbn
9780761171959
Other physical details
ill
System control number
(OCoLC)779399305

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