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King Lehr and the gilded age.

Elizabeth Drexel Lehr

King Lehr and the gilded age.

by Elizabeth Drexel Lehr

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Published by Constable in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lehr, Harry.

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    Open LibraryOL13984845M

    “King Lehr” and the Gilded Age. Third Printing. Book is in very good minus condition; dust jacket is in good condition—jacket shows chipping and tears but presents well due to facsimile underlay. Book is signed “To *** with best regards from the author, Elizabeth Drexel Lehr.”. Title: “King Lehr” and The Gilded Age. Author: Elizabeth Drexel Lehr. The Philadelphia Record was a daily newspaper published in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from Seller Rating: % positive.

    "KING LEHR" AND THE GILDED AGE— Elizabeth Drexel Lehr—Lippincott ($3). In Paris in Mrs. Elizabeth Drexel Lehr heard that her husband was dead. To the daughter of Philadelphia Banker Joseph William Drexel, that event meant that the "tragic farce" of a year marriage had ended, that she was now free to tell her story. Turn of the World book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. As with her prior book King Lehr and the Gilded Age (), Lady D /5(2).

    An Odd Jester at the Tycoons' Courts; " 'King Lehr' and the Gilded Age" Is a Story of a Loveless Marriage Strung Out With Many Private Tales About the Gilded Age " KING LEHR" AND THE GILDED AGE. • Social History of the Gilded Age • Published in cooperation with the Preservation Society of Newport County • Basis for play "King Lehr" Description Harry Symes Lehr was born in into a family that was neither wealthy nor socially prominent.


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King Lehr and the Gilded Age: With Extracts from the Locked Diary of Harry Lehr Paperback – Janu by Elizabeth Drexel Lehr (Author), Lady Decies (Author) out of 5 stars 13 ratings.

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $/4(12). King Lehr and the Gilded Age book. Read 12 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Harry Symes Lehr was born in into a family that w /5. “King Lehr” and the Gilded Age - Kindle edition by Lehr, Elizabeth Drexel. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading “King Lehr” and the Gilded Age/5(4).

Very informative book, written from Elizabeth Lehr's POV. King Lehr and the gilded age. book details weren't exactly accurate (such as the Cinderella story,) but it gave the reader a clear glimpse into the lives of the ultra-rich in the Gilded Age.5/5(1). King Lehr and the Gilded Age: With Extracts from the Locked Diary of Harry Lehr.

by Elizabeth Drexel Lehr. Write a review. We have read many Gilded Age books and this one was more of a travelguide of the rich and famous with absolutley NO punch or insight.

The extracts from the diary could have been extracted again another boring travelguide/5. This really happened to Elizabeth Drexel Lehr, and the story of her life with Harry Lehr, the gold digging cad that she was unfortunate enough to marry, is recounted in the rather astonishing autobiography, King Lehr and the Gilded Age, by Lady Decies (formerly Elizabeth Drexel Lehr).

For National Book Lover's Day, August 9, Etiquetteer wants to share with you a delightful recent find, “King Lehr” and the Gilded Age, Elizabeth Drexel Lehr’s incisive, not-too-bitter tale of Harry Lehr, court jester to Mrs. Astor and the other Queens of New York - and the man with a secret who married her for her will understand Edith Wharton so much more after you read it.

Henry Symes Lehr was born on Ma He was the fourth child in a family of seven born to Mary Frances Moore Lehr (–), and Robert Oliver Lehr (–), a tobacco and snuff importer who became the German consul in Baltimore and a governor of the Maryland Club.

His sister was Alice Lehr Morton (d. ) and his brother was Dr. Louis Lehr, who was a physician. This is a list of some American socialites, from before the Gilded Age to the end of the 20th century, who married into the European titled nobility, peerage or royalty.

The titles in this list are all mentioned or translated into English. Before Countess Vincent von Rumpff (née Eliza Astor) on. Elizabeth Wharton "Bessie" Drexel Lehr (Ap - J ) was a Manhattan socialite.

She was also the author of two books: "King Lehr" and the Gilded Age (), which told the story of her unhappy year marriage to American socialite Harry Lehr; and Turn of the World (), a semi-autobiographical history of American high society during the Gay Nineties up through the first Pages: Details about KIng Lehr and the Gilded Age by Elizabeth Drexel Lehr hc 3rd.

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$Seller Rating: % positive. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for King Lehr and the Gilded Age: With Extracts from the Locked Diary of Harry Lehr at Read /5(10). "King Lehr" and the gilded age. New York, Blue Ribbon Books, [, ©] (OCoLC) Named Person: Harry Symes Lehr: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Wharton Drexel Beresford Decies, Baroness.

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Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Kessinger Publishing is the place to find hundreds of t /5. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Decies, Elizabeth Wharton Drexel Beresford, Baroness.

"King Lehr" and the gilded age. Philadelphia ; London: J.B. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint of the ed. published by Lippincott, Philadelphia. Includes index. Description: pages ; 21 cm. COVID Resources.

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Under his tutelage she became the lush favorite of the Four Hundred, told much if not all in a bitter book ("King Lehr" and the Gilded Age) written after his death in Among the book's revelations: Lehr was a homosexual and had consented to marry only after she offered him $25, a year and expenses.

Hardback or Cased Book. Condition: New. King Lehr and the Gilded Age: With Extracts from the Locked Diary of Harry Lehr. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller | Contact this seller Her memoir, King Lehr and the Gilded Age, gives a fascinating portrait of the times.

Harry Lehr along with Mrs. Fish (his principal patron) kept the socialites amused. They gave parties and balls, and became well-known for giving parties which were “different.”.The American Beau Brummol of the late '90's and the first quarter of this century, ""King Lehr"" was the pampered darling of society, and carved out a glittering career for himself in that capacity.

The froth on the top of society's vagaries, of that is this biography created. Lehr's somewhat perverted interests and emotions are glossed over, though not ignored; but the book is primarily.