A Girl of To-Day A Story for Girls by Ellinor Davenport Adams Circa 1930s A.L. Burt, Publishers

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Step into the world of young Frances Morland in "A Girl of To-Day" by Ellinor Davenport Adams, a captivating novel that transports readers back to the late 19th century. First published in England in 1899 and reprinted circa 1930 by A.L. Burt, Publishers, this book is a delightful journey into the past.


  • Title: A Girl of To-Day
  • Publication Date: Circa 1930 (originally published in 1899)
  • Publisher: A.L. Burt, Publishers
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Pages: 365, plus 9 pages of publisher's ads
  • Dimensions: 8x5x1
  • Language: English
  • Condition: Wear on cover, split in binding front and back of book, all pages present, writing in pencil as shown in photos

Key Elements:

  • Immerse yourself in the story of Frances Morland, who founds a society with her friends to do good for others, only to have her ideals tested by the arrival of an unexpected half-brother.
  •  This novel offers a glimpse into the social and moral perspectives of the late 19th century, reflecting the challenges and aspirations of young women of that era.
  • The hardcover of this A.L. Burt edition adds a classic touch to any bookshelf, with its age and character telling a story of their own.
  •  "A Girl of To-Day" is a wonderful addition to any collection of vintage literature, especially for those interested in stories that explore the complexities of family and societal expectations.
  •  We invite you to step back in time with this charming novel, adding a piece of literary history to your collection and sharing in the journey of young Frances Morland.


Enhance your understanding of vintage literature and its impact on society by exploring my article, "Unlocking New Perspectives Through Old Book Reading." Delve into the rich world of vintage books and discover how stories like "A Girl of To-Day" offer timeless insights and enjoyment.


The vintage items I share with you have been previously owned and loved. They may show some wear, as is typical for vintage pieces. Please use the pictures as a guide. If you have any questions or need more photos, ask.

In Summation:

"A Girl of To-Day" is more than just a novel; it's a window into the aspirations and challenges of a bygone era. Its pages are filled with the spirit of youth and the pursuit of ideals, making it a compelling read for anyone who cherishes vintage literature.

Embrace the charm of the late 19th century. Add "A Girl of To-Day" to your collection and connect with the timeless stories of the past. Click to purchase and embark on a literary journey with Frances Morland.

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