19th Century

Memoirs of a London Doll, Written by Herself.

A later reissue of a tale written in 1846, one of the first interesting books for children. Maria Poppet sees all sorts and conditions of people as she is passed from owner to owner. Please note: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD



The Giraffe of King Charles X.

About the giraffe who, in 1826, was given to Charles X by the Ruler of Egypt. She spent her first winter in Marseilles, then walked to Paris where she inspired many fashion statements and lived peacefully in the Jardin des Plantes for 18 years.



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