A Lady's Cruise in a French Man-of-War (Volume 1)-C. F. Gordon-Cumming

  • Title: A Lady's Cruise in a French Man-of-War (Volume 1)
  • Author: C. F. Gordon-Cumming
  • Released: 2012-08-13
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  • Pages: 214
  • ISBN: 1479120790
  • ISBN13: 978-1479120796
  • ASIN: 1479120790


About the Author Born in Scotland in 1837, C.F. Gordon-Cumming was a travel writer and painter who visited Australia, New Zealand, U.S., China, and Japan. A Lady's Cruise in a French Man-of-War is among her most well-known books, along with At Home in Fiji. Her paintings displayed in Yosemite Valley also became the first art exhibition in Yosemite. After traveling to China in 1879, she met her husband, a Scottish missionary who invented the Numeral Type System to enable blind and illiterate Chinese to read and write. Gordon-Cumming helped the school for the rest of her life. --This text refers to an alternate edition. pdf
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