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The Letters and Works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu , Montagu, Lady Mary

Author Name    Montagu, Lady Mary

Title   The Letters and Works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good with no dust jacket

Edition   Second Revised Edition

Publisher   London Richard Bentley 1837

Seller ID   P-030701

#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

Price = 950.00 USD



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