Prose and poetry of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu / transcribed by Richard Bear


Prose and poetry of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu / transcribed by Richard Bear


Montagu, Mary Wortley, Lady, 1689-1762


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Letters -- Great Britain -- 18th century
Poems -- Great Britain -- 18th century

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The letters and works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu / edited by her great-grandson Lord Wharncliffe Montagu, Mary Wortley, Lady, 1689-1762 Wharncliffe, James Archibald Stuart-Wortley-Mackenzie, Baron, 1776-1845; Thomas, W. Moy (William Moy), 1828-1910 : 3rd ed. / with additions and corrections derived from the original manuscripts, illustrative notes, and a new memoir by W. Moy Thomas 2 v. (xvii, 514 p., [3] leaves of plates ; xvi, 523 p., [1] leaf of plates) : ports. ; 23 cm. Henry G. Bohn London: 1861 Copy consulted for validation: Bodleian Library, 210 l. 169, 170

Note: "The present edition ... comprises the contents of the edition in three volumes published by Lord Wharncliffe in 1837, including the introductory anecdotes contributed by the late Lady Louisa Stuart."--Preface


Includes: Note on the e-text edition, Introduction (by electronic transcriber), Notes, and Bibliography.

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