Aug 29, 2010 · A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains Cambridge Library Collection - North American History [Bird, Isabella L.] on. FREE shipping on qualifying offers. A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains Cambridge Library Collection - North American History. After the success of The Englishwoman in America also reissued in this series, the indefatigable Isabella Bird 1831–1904 continued her travels – first to Scotland, then to Australia and Hawaii – before returning to the United States and taking up residence in what was then the newest state, Colorado.
Mar 27, 2013 · Her letters to her sister, first printed in the magazine Leisure Hour, comprised her fourth and perhaps most famous book, A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains. Bird's time in the Rockies was enlivened especially by her acquaintance with Jim Nugent, "Rocky Mountain Jim", a textbook outlaw with one eye and an affinity for violence and poetry. A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains is a travel book, by Isabella Bird, describing her 1873 trip to the Rocky Mountains of Colorado.The book is a compilation of letters, that Isabella Bird wrote to her sister, Henrietta. The book was printed, in October, 1879, by the publisher John Murray. Isabella L. Bird travelled the World during the mid to late 1800's and became a well-known travel writer. One of her adventures was through the Rocky Mountains of the early 1870's where comforts were few and dangers were plentiful. Through a series of poetically penned letters, Bird tells of an Old West which now only exists in the pages of history. Isabella Bird was a nineteenth century English explorer,writer,and natural historian whose extensive travels and writings earned her the first female membership of the Royal Geographical Society.In 1879 she visited Malaya, Singapore, Indo-China and Hong Kong, writing 23 letters home to her sister Hennie in Scotland, and naming the collection The Golden Chersonese, the ancient Greek name for the Malay Peninsula. Librivox recording of A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains by Isabella L. Bird. Read by Laura Caldwell. Isabella Bird began travelling while in her early twenties to help alleviate illness that had plagued her since childhood. She was a single woman in her early forties when.
A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains Language: English: LoC Class: F721: United States local history: Rocky Mountains. Yellowstone National Park: Subject: West U.S. -- Description and travel Subject: Bird, Isabella L. Isabella Lucy, 1831-1904 -- Travel -- Rocky Mountains Subject: Women -- Rocky Mountains -- Biography Subject: Women. A LADY'S LIFE IN THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS Isabella L. Bird Introduction by Ann Ronald University of Nevada, Reno To My Sister, to whom these letters were originally written, they are now affectionately dedicated. Contents Introduction, by Ann Ronald LETTER I. Cambridge Library Collection A collection of out-of-copyright and rare books from the Cambridge University Library and other world-class institutions that have been digitally scanned, made available online, and reprinted in paperback. In 1872, Isabella Bird, daughter of a clergyman, set off alone to the Antipodes 'in search of health' and found she had embarked on a life of adventurous travel. In 1873, wearing Hawaiian riding dress, she rode her horse through the American Wild West, a terrain only newly opened to pioneer settlement. A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains. by BIRD, Isabella L. Seller Jeffrey H. Marks Rare Books Published 1879-80. Condition Corners bumped and frayed; slight overall use to cloth.
Read Letter I of A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains by Isabella L. Bird free of charge on ReadCentral. More than 5000 books to choose from. No need to sign-up or to download. by Isabella L. Bird Introduction by Daniel J. Boorstin Women were scarce enough in the West of the late nineteenth century, and a middle-aged English lady traveling alone, by horseback, was a real phenomenon. It was during the autumn and early winter of 1873 that Isabella Bird made this extended tour of the Rocky Mountain area of Colorado.
Isabella Lucy Bird, married name Bishop FRGS 15 October 1831 – 7 October 1904, was a nineteenth-century British explorer, writer, photographer, and naturalist. With Fanny Jane Butler she founded the John Bishop Memorial hospital in Srinagar. She was the first woman to be elected Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. Isabella Bird began travelling while in her early twenties to help alleviate illness that had plagued her since childhood. She was a single woman in her early forties when she made her treck through the Rocky Mountains. A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains details this fascinating account of her travels through a series of letters written to.
Overview The English writer Mrs. Bishop aka Isabella Bird was a household name in the 19th century, and one of the great female explorers of all time. In 1873 she travelled extensively in the Rocky Mountains of North America, especially in the Colorado Territory, still a very wild place at the time. Get this from a library! A lady's life in the Rocky Mountains. [Isabella L Bird]. Cambridge library collection., History. Responsibility: Isabella L. Bird. Reviews. User-contributed reviews.Cambridge library collection. History\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema. The daughter of a respectable English clergyman, Isabella Bird was a short, dumpy, 41-year old spinster in 1873 when she visited Colorado. She found there a bunch of people she mostly disliked, but a place -- Estes Park -- on which she lavished pages of Wordsworthian nature worship. A lady's life in the Rocky Mountains by Isabella L. Bird, 1879, John Murray edition. Get this from a library! A lady's life in the Rocky Mountains. [Isabella L Bird; Cairns Collection of American Women Writers.].
A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains - Cambridge Library Collection - North American History Paperback Isabella L. Bird £25.99 Paperback. A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains. A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains Request an Image. first edition Hardcover 1960 · Norman. by Bird, Isabella L. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1960. 1st. Hardcover. fine/near fine. Introduction by Daniel J. Boorstin. Specializing in English & American Literature & Criticism, Fine Printing. Jul 08, 1982 · Buy A Lady's Life In The Rocky Mountains Virago classic non-fiction New Ed by Bird, Isabella L. ISBN: 9780860682677 from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low. Dec 07, 2009 · “A Lady’s Life in the Rocky Mountains” Isabella L. Bird, an English woman offers an invigorating story of tremendous courage in her book, “A Lady’s Life in the Rocky Mountains.” She tells of her days and nights spent exploring as she traveled.
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