Famous Sisters of Great Men: Henriette Renan, Caroline Herschel, Mary Lamb, Dorothy Wordsworth, Fanny Mendelssohn 1906 by Marianne Kirlew

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Title: Famous Sisters of Great Men: Henriette Renan, Caroline Herschel, Mary Lamb, Dorothy Wordsworth, Fanny Mendelssohn

Author: Marianne Kirlew

Description: No publication date stated (likely 1906 or a little earlier). Original blue cloth boards with pictorial on spine and front cover. Boards somewhat worn; spots of soiling on rear cover. School gift plate on front pastedown, dated 1906, from the Plymouth (Devon, England) Education Authority. Pages show some foxing. Four color plates (portraits), including tissue-protected frontispiece. 288 pages. 18.5 x 12.5 cm.

Biographies of five women, women who were well accomplished in their own right in the fields that their brothers became famous for, including those of Henriette Renan (sister of the French Orientalist Ernest Renan), Caroline Herschel (sister of the German astronomer William Herschel), Mary Lamb (sister of English writer Charles Lamb), Dorothy Wordsworth (sister of the English poet William Wordsworth), and Fanny Mendelssohn (sister of the German composer Felix Mendelssohn).

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Good
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: Thomas Nelson and Sons
Place: London, Edinburgh, Dublin, & New York
Year:

Keywords: women, biographies, antique,

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