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Author Duff, David, 1912-2008

Title Hessian tapestry.

Publication Info. London : Muller, 1967.


Location Call No. Status
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction  923.1 D    Check Shelf
Description 415 pages : frontispiece, 27 plates (including portraits plans). ; 23 cm
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 365-373.
Contents Alice in Nurseryland -- Orange sauce -- Alice in Wonderland -- Up the airy mountain -- The angel of Windsor -- Alice in the wilderness -- No cake at the wedding -- Of Darmstadt and a child -- The gathering storm -- Seven weeks of war -- Purse strings and Prussians -- The House of Battenberg -- A nurse called Alice -- In search of God -- The kiss of death -- Intermezzo -- Love and marriage -- Strange journeys -- Forbidden love -- Marriage mart -- To Russia with love and tears -- The soldier's return -- Russian roulette -- La ronde -- Swan song and the wedding march -- The smell of powder -- The Henrys of Prussia -- Dropping the pilot -- The cellar and the shaft -- The passing of Saint Elizabeth -- Grecian bends -- The altar and the sky -- Alice in the looking glass.
Subject Alice, Grand Duchess, consort of Ludwig IV, Grand Duke of Hesse-Darmstadt, 1843-1878.
Princesses -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Princes -- Germany -- Biography.
Battenberg family.
Mountbatten family.
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