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THE DOVE IN THE EAGLE'S NEST Charlotte M. Yonge 1889 3rd UK ed or 1890 reprint Hardcover VG 2 Copies Available
By Yonge, Charlotte M.
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London, 1889, 2nd edition, or 1890 reprint. 293 pp, 3 illustrations. Original blue cloth hardcover. Very Good condition.

Two copies: one is an 1890 reprint and lacks the title page and frontispiece illustration, but has less edge wear. The other is a 1889 3rd edition with a brighter spine, but missing the end papers.

One of Charlotte Yonge's popular historical novels for children, this one set in the 15th century. It's a historical romance of Germany in the turbulent days of Frederic III and Maximilian I, at the turn of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. Listed under fiction in Neate, X410.

Charlotte Yonge [1823-1901] was the author of the popular The Heir of Redclyffe. She was involved in the Oxford Movement Anglicanism, and subsequently devoted her time and money to Anglican causes. She promoted women's education but opposed mixed-sex education. The present novel offers an unconventional heroine who presents the possibilities of life outside of marriage.



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