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The Letters and Works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

By: Montagu, Lady Mary

Price: $2,250.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1837

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Seller ID: 4385E

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


#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 feas... View more info

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The Letters and Works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

By: Montagu, Lady Mary

Price: $950.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1837

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Seller ID: P-030701

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


#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 View more info