A queen of society is a woman who, by force of her reputation, good management, abilities, manners, and even her rank and fortune commands a circle of persons of eminence, of fashion, and of celebrity. First published in 1861, this is a replica of the beautifully illustrated 1890 second edition.
This 1917 classic is one of the most important works on Abraham Lincoln showing how character, experience, and ideals help shape a powerful leader. In historian Benjamin Thomas called it "the best one-volume life of Lincoln ever written.
This set encompasses Charles Dickens' complete works. It is impossible to overstate the importance of British novelist CHARLES DICKENS not only to literature in the English language, but to Western civilization on the whole.
A Nonfiction Tour of America: 50 Books for 50 States