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Title:Butterflies and Late Loves - The Further Travels and Adventures of a Victorian Lady
In 1940, ten mahogany cases containing some 22000 butterflies were delivered to the Castle Museum in Norwich, together with a black japanned box, sealed and padlocked. The butterfly collection was the life's work of Miss Margaret Fountaine with Khalil Neimy, her loyal and mysterious Syrian lover, and a fellow butterfly enthusiast. The japanned box was left unopened, according to the terms of Margaret's will, until April 1978. when it was found to contain 12 volumes of her diary, from 1878 when she was 15, until 1939, a few months before her death. The diaries told the story of a restless, romantic and intrepid life...
Second hand Hardback