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Portrait Of Jane

This advert is located in and around Winchester, London

Advert Description

Oxfam Books & Music Winchester 382pp. Good. 1951. Hardcover. Dust jacket is quite dirty with marks to surface - a few small tears to edges. Clean contents but with some foxing to cover, plus first few and last pages. Clean boards with little wear. Tiny hole in black and white portrait on front end paper. Jane, Lady Franklin is remembered only as the wife and widow of Sir John Franklin, discoverer of the North West Passage. But what of Jane Franklin herself, a strong, lively personality whose achievements as a traveller were matched with those of Hester Stanhope? What of the woman who was the driving force behind the twelve years' search for the Erebus and Terror; who organised the Hawaiian Mission and came near to being appointed His Hawaiian Majesty's Ambassador to the Tycoon of Japan ( which she was the first English-woman to visit)? What of Jane Griffin, that talented, lovable young person whose early diaries merit comparison with Jane Austen's? from the blurb. See Oxfam website for delivery information

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