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Mary Wortley Montagu

Montagu, Mary Wortley Lady

Mary Wortley Montagu

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by Montagu, Mary Wortley Lady

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Published by Grolier Society in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • England -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Selected letters.

    SeriesBeaux & belles of England
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 234 p.
    Number of Pages234
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23013283M

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