I’m happy to report that the built-in bookshelves are done and painted and my library is back where it belongs. Although most books can now be found on the internet, I’m never parting with my core library, consisting primarily of books on London, Wellington, Brummell, period diaries and letters and Queen Victoria. For those of you who have expressed an interest in browsing my bookshelves, here’s a good representation of what they hold.
CHRISTMAS PAST – IN THEIR OWN WORDS - What would Christmas be without our trimming the tree? Some believe that it was Prince Albert who introduced the custom of the Christmas… Read More
On The Shelf: A London Year - A London Year: 365 Days of City Life in Diaries, Journals and Letters Edited by Travis Elborough and Nick Rennison… Read More
THE ORIGINS OF THE CHRISTMAS CARD - From Christmas Cards & Their Chief Designers By Gleeson White (1894) The origin of the Christmas card is, fortunately for… Read More