[ilds] DG Bitter Lemons -- in praise of agnes

Michael Haag michaelhaag at btinternet.com
Thu Jul 5 18:27:16 PDT 2007


Not the same woman.  The author of A Lady's First etc was Elizabeth A M 
Lewis.

:Michael


On Friday, July 6, 2007, at 02:18  am, slighcl wrote:

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> On 7/5/2007 8:59 PM, slighcl wrote:
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> Lewis, Agnes Smith (1843–1926), Arabic and Syriac scholar and 
> novelist, was born Agnes Smith on 16 April 1843 in Irvine, Ayrshire[. 
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> Could someone more expert on Anglo-Cypriot relations confirm for me 
> that this is "Mrs. Lewis"?
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> Like Bill, I am looking at a bookdealer's description that tells me
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> A Lady's Impressions of Cyprus.
> Lewis, Mrs. [Agnes, formerly Agnes Smith]
> Bookseller: Bay Laurel Books
> (Kent, LON, United Kingdom)     Price: US$ 1869.61
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> Book Description: Remington & Company, Limited., 1894. Hardcover. Book 
> Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. First edition. 8vo. pp. ix, 346; 
> extending map frontis., 3 plates from sketches; embrowning to 
> endpapers, slight spotting to frontis. and title, occasional pencil 
> annotations, else a very good copy in the original cloth, gilt, a 
> little rubbed. Bookseller Inventory # 000653
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> But given that "Smith" and "Lewis" are not the most distinctive names 
> to search out--too many!--I am worried we are at crossed-signals.
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> Thanks!
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> Charles
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> slighcl at wfu.edu
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