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The World of Downton Abbey by Jessica Fellowes

Most of you have heard of the Downton Abbey program.  I was impressed with this companion book to the TV series. I drooled over the gorgeous photos and learned why servants iron newspapers! This is a marvelous look at the lavish lifestyle of the Edwardians even if you have not seen the TV series.   This would also be of great interest to history buffs and those interested in vintage fashions. Real ladies never bought readymade underwear.