Published in the June 1808 edition of the Lady’s Monthly Museum, this short column gives us an overview of various era authors and what some general sentiments of them were. Samuel Jackson Pratt (penname Courtney Melmoth) was a poet, dramatist and novelist born in 1749. Recognized as an early advocate for animal welfare, his most famous book was Emma Corbett: Or, The miseries of civil war … Expand →
Mr. Guest was a boot and shoemaker who had a business on Blackfriars Road, on the Surrey side of the Thames. This coin, issued in 1795, reflects his profession as a wholesale manufacturer of ladies shoes and boots. Sometime later, Mr. Guest became a purveyor of of medicinal pills and lotions and author of the book Guestonian Medicines (1809), which sounds like its basically a … Expand →
AUDRA LEIGH MASTERS HAD NO INTEREST IN DUKES, ELIGIBLE OR OTHERWISE! The entire county, however, was agog with the news that the infamous Duke of Raeburn –whose frown was as legendary as his fortune–was hosting a ball to choose a duchess! A chance encounter with the Scowling Duke himself only confirmed Audra’s desire to remain a spinster, content with her inheritance and her books. His … Expand →
1. Released this February, Mary Balogh’s second installment in her Westcott series, Someone to Hold, promises all the charm and romance of a good Balogh. 2. Lorraine Heath brings a sexy Marquess and naughty American heiress together for a hot and complicated romance. 3. Sabrina Jeffries brings the heat in this soon to be released (June 20th) fourth installment in her Sinful Suitors series. A little after the … Expand →
Appearing in the June 1804 The Lady’s Monthly Museum, these two gowns have the usual silhouette of Regency era gowns, with their princess waists and trimmed edged. I am a bit befuddled by the habit shirt over a long sleeve gown, but the jaunty yellow hat is marvelous.
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