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The Letters of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

by Montagu, Mary Wortley

Revised Edition

Price: $40.00
from: Rose's Books, IOBA


  • Seller Inventory #: LL-b946-02
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Good
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Edition: Revised Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Roberts Brothers
  • Place: Boston
  • Date published: 1869
  • Keywords: LETTERS BRITAIN

Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1869. Revised edition. 8vo. Cloth. 407 p. Edited by Mrs. Hale. Index. Montague was an English aristocrat and writer, chiefly remembered today for her letters. This is a fascinating collection, including such topics as dwarfs at court, the Armenians, the Turkish burying-fields, breastfeeding, elopement, death by lightning, Vienna, madness, gardening, how to preserve youth, and much more. Moderate shelfwear. Hinges cracked. Gilt lettering and ornamentation on spine. Several pages loose. Scarce in this edition. Good.. Revised Edition. Cloth. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.