Period Piece

Period Piece : A Cambridge Childhood

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The granddaughter of Charles Darwin, Gwen Raverat was famed for her wood-engravings. This masterpiece of comic writing brings to life her eccentric aunts and uncles with snapshots of an extremely individual family. Also a great social memoir, it describes life in the late 19th century, growing up amid the fads and fetishes of academic and Victorian England.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 212 pages
  • 162.3 x 241.3 x 24.9mm | 580.61g
  • ISIS Publishing
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Large type / large print
  • Large Print edition
  • 0753197448
  • 9780753197448

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253 ratings
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