The Emperor of the United States of America and Other Magnificent British Eccentrics

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Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1981 - Eccentrics and eccentricities - 223 pages

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User Review  - MiaCulpa - LibraryThing

An absolute ripper of a book, covering a large number of British fruitcakes and oddballs. The grandfather of the Mitford sisters (quite rightfully) rates a mention, as does the sadly anonymous chap ... Read full review

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User Review  - BruceCoulson - LibraryThing

There's a bit of stretching in this book; Emperor Norton I of the United States and Protector of Mexico was born in London, but had resided in the United States for several years before ascending to ... Read full review


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