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The Letters and Works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

Montagu, Lady Mary

Published by London Richard Bentley 1837., 1837
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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. Second Revised Edition. Binding is Hardcover. Bookseller Inventory # P-030701

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Title: The Letters and Works of Lady Mary Wortley ...

Publisher: London Richard Bentley 1837.

Publication Date: 1837

Binding: Hardcover

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