The Letters and Works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

By: Montagu, Lady Mary

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#4385E. 3 volumes. Full Tree Calf, with marbled endpapers. T.E.G. Elaborate decoration on spine. Edited by her Great-Grandson, Lord, Wharncliffe. Lady Mary Montagu was one of the most fascinating women in hstory. She married the richest man in England, then left him to live in Italy with a handsome young lover. She also lived in Turkey. She has been credited with first suggesting that smallpox could be prevented by injecting people with a small dose of the disease. Later, Jenner improved on this suggestion by using cowpox instead of smallpox. This is an exquisite set of books, a feast for both the eye and the mind.; 8vo

Title: The Letters and Works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

Author Name: Montagu, Lady Mary

Categories: Other,

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1837

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket

lbs: 1.00 lbs

Seller ID: 4385E