The Old Maid (The 'Fifties) (Dodo Press)
Edition language: English
Series: Old New York (#2)
"In the old New York of the ‘fifties a few families ruled, in simplicity and affluence. Of these were the Ralstons. The sturdy English and the rubicund and heavier Dutch had mingled to produce a prosperous, prudent and yet lavish society. To “do things handsomely” had always been a fundamental princ...