Frank, Katherine A PASSAGE TO EGYPT: The Life Of Lucie Duff Gordon
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, (1994). 0395546885 / 9780395546888 Second printing. Hardcover. Fine in pictorial dust jacket with two light creases to front panel (production flaw). 399 pages, twenty-seven b&w plates, family tree, map, notes, bibliography, and an index.
An account of Gordon's life in London society as a friend to John Stuart Mill, Dickens, Thackeray, and Tennyson, and her 1862 trip to Egypt, where she fell in love with the land and the culture and wrote the popular LETTERS FROM EGYPT.