A CURIOUS LIFE FOR A LADY The Story of Isabella Bird, Traveller Extraordinary

By: Barr Pat

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When in 1872 at the age of forty, the rather earnest daughter of a country parson abandoned the rectory nest and began her pioneering journeys to some of the most inhospitable corners of the world, she was aware that she was escaping the frustrations and shackles of Victorian middle class life. As she remarked "travellers are privileged to do the most improper things".

Title: A CURIOUS LIFE FOR A LADY The Story of Isabella Bird, Traveller Extraordinary

Author Name: Barr Pat

Categories: - ADVENTURE, TRAVEL, EXPLORATION, TRAVEL GUIDES, TRAVEL, ADVENTURE, TRAVEL GUIDES, BIOGRAPHIES, AUTOBIOGRAPHIES, MEMOIRS,

Publisher: Penguin, UK: 1985

ISBN Number: 0140079211

ISBN Number 13: 9780140079210

Binding: Card Cover

Book Condition: Good

Size: 20cm

Seller ID: 011926

Keywords: Biography, Autobiography, Travel, Isabella Bird, Women Travellers