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Aristocrats. Vol. 1

Paints an intimate portrait of the 18th-century upper-class life in England and Ireland through the eyes of four beautiful high-born sisters. Well-educated, strong-minded, and distinctly individual, they take charge of t...

Downton Abbey : a celebration —Fellowes, Jessica, author.

Packed full of location shots and stills from all six seasons of the show, in-depth interviews with the cast, a complete episode guide and exclusive behind-the-scenes photography.

A year in the life of Downton Abbey : seasonal celebrations, traditions, and recipes —Fellowes, Jessica, author.

An official companion to the hit series shares insights into daily and seasonal life for upstairs and downstairs residents at the early twentieth-century estate, incorporating exclusive photos from the show's fifth seaso...

Kick : the true story of JFK's sister and the heir to Chatsworth —Byrne, Paula, author.
Audio Book on CD
2016
Availability: 1 of 1

Filled with a wealth of revealing new material and insight, the biography of the vivacious, unconventional, and nearly forgotten, young Kennedy sister who charmed American society and the English aristocracy, and would b...

The phantom coach : a connoisseur's collection of Victorian ghost stories

A collection of stories about humanity's oldest supernatural obsession: ghosts. The Phantom Coach gathers memorable ghost tales from the Victorian era from Charles Dickens and Edith Wharton to Henry James, Thomas Hardy, ...

The bucket memories of an inattentive childhood —Ahlberg, Allan, author.
Large Print
2015
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"In 1938 Allan Ahlberg was picked up in London by his new adoptive mother and taken back to Oldbury in the Black Country. Now one of the most successful children's book writers in the world, here Allan writes of an oddly...

Downton Abbey : the official film companion —Marriott, Emma, author.

The film revolves around the King and Queen making an official visit to Downton in 1927, and not only sees the return of all the main cast from the final television series, but also introduces some great British actors t...

How to be a Tudor : a dawn-to-dusk guide to Tudor life —Goodman, Ruth, 1963- author.

Beginning at dawn with the cock's rousing crow and proceeding into either Catholic abstinence or Protestant-approved marital relations at nightfall, this work celebrates the ordinary lives of those who labored through th...

Behind the scenes at Downton Abbey —Rowley, Emma, author.

Featuring an array of never-before-seen images, an official companion to the fourth season of "Downton Abbey" explores the inspiration behind every aspect of the show.

Diary of an ordinary woman, 1914-1995 —Forster, Margaret, 1938-2016

From the age of thirteen, on the eve of the Great War, Millicent King keeps her journal in a series of exercise books. With a touching clearsightedness she vividly records the dramas of everyday life in an ordinary famil...

The time traveller's guide to Elizabethan England —Mortimer, Ian.

We think of Queen Elizabeth I as 'Gloriana': the most powerful English woman in history. But what was it actually like to live in Elizabethan England? If you could travel to the past and walk the streets of London in the...

The Kennedy debutante —Maher, Kerri, author.

"A riveting novel following the exploits of Kathleen "Kick" Kennedy, the little known and rebellious daughter of America's royal family. London, 1938. Kathleen "Kick" Kennedy has already taken England by storm, when she ...

The diets that time forgot

In this British reality television program, participants lodge at a Victorian country house, don period clothing, and take part in weight loss-plans of three different eras (Victorian, Edwardian, and early '20) to uncove...

The manners of Downton Abbey

What goes on behind-the-scenes to get the manners of 1900s Britain exactly right on Downton Abbey? Discover the secrets of how the aristocratic set dined and dressed, how they married and made money, how they interacted ...

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