The Letters and Works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

By: Montagu, Lady Mary

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#P-030701. 3 volumes. 3/4 red leather, with marbled endpapers. T.E.G. Signed binding by W. Worsfold, London. Edited by her Great-Grandso n, 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. ; 8vo

Title: The Letters and Works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

Author Name: Montagu, Lady Mary

Categories: Leather Sets & Bindings, Biography, Prose, Women, Literature, European Literature, 19th Century Literature, English, Politics,

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1837

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

lbs: 1.00 lbs

Seller ID: P-030701