Paula Peyraud

Standard Name: Peyraud, Paula


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Leisure and Society Frances Burney
A miniature of her (watercolour on ivory) by John Bogle dated 1783, was bought for US$12,200, with fees, at the Peyraud sale in New York in 2009. A well-known portrait of her painted in about...
Leisure and Society Maria Edgeworth
John Downman painted an attractive half-length portrait of her in watercolour and pencil (now at Princeton University ) in 1807. After it changed hands at the Peyraud sale in 2009, a reproduction of it was...
Leisure and Society Hester Lynch Piozzi
The National Portrait Gallery lists twelve portraits of HLP , dated 1781 to 1811 (though some of these derive from each other and a couple are conversation-piece prints). Sir Joshua Reynolds painted her with her...
Occupation Lady Caroline Lamb
LCL was an amateur artist of real ability. One of her emblematic designs was engraved as a frontispiece to A Christian Wreath for the Pagan Deities, 1820, a pedagogic work on Greek and Roman...
Publishing Jane Austen
JA wrote of this novel, I can no more forget it, than a mother can forget her sucking child.
Honan, Park. Jane Austen: Her Life. Weidenfeld and Nicolson.
She published it as a Lady: the only one issued this way, since later...
Publishing Mary Leadbeater
The University of Pennsylvania paid $976 US for a copy of this collection (not in mint condition) at the Peyraud sale in 2009.
Mulvihill, Maureen E. “Literary Property Changing Hands: The Peyraud Auction (New York City, 6 May 2009)”. Eighteenth-Century Studies, Vol.
, No. 1, pp. 151-63.
An online edition of this collection by Maureen E. Mulvihill is available...
Textual Production Frances Burney
The most substantial parts of FB 's immense hoard of personal and family papers are in the New York Public Library (Berg Collection) and in the British Library . Their division (sometimes two torn and...
Textual Production Hester Lynch Piozzi
The observations and reflections which, to the end of her life, HLP never stopped writing down, included tireless annotation of the works of others. She confessed: I have a Trick of writing in the Margins...
Textual Production Alice Thornton
She brought this account of her life up to her husband's death. The original of this first book is not known to be extant, but a copy made by one of her descendants survives, identified...


6 May 2009: The antiquarian book collection of the late...

Women writers item

6 May 2009

The antiquarian book collection of the late Paula Fentress Peyraud (the largest in private hands), auctioned in New York, fetched more than $1.5 million US. Books by women between 1760 and 1830 predominated.


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