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Published by Richard Bentley in London .
Written in English

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  • Wortley Montagu, Mary, -- Lady, -- 1689-1762.

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Statementedited by her greatgrandson, Lord Wharncliffe; [with a memoir of Lady Mary Wortley Montague by James Dallaway].
ContributionsWharncliffe, James Archibald Stuart-Wortley-Mackenzie, Baron., Dallaway, James.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13882950M

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  Self-taught in her father's library, the writer, satirist and poet Lady Mary Wortley Montagu had an inexhaustible appetite for travel and society. This third edition of her Letters and Works () offers insight into the ambitions and frustrations of one of the most unconventional women of Author: Mary Wortley Montagu. Self-taught in her father's library, the writer, satirist and poet Lady Mary Wortley Montagu had an inexhaustible appetite for travel and society. This third edition of her Letters and Works () offers insight into the ambitions and frustrations of one of the most Cited by: The present edition of the works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu comprises the contents of the edition in three volumes published by Lord Wharncliffe in , including the Introductory Anecdotes contributed by the late Lady Louisa Stuart, a granddaughter of Lady Mary. From the Back Cover. Whether describing the Turkish baths in Sofia or the London social scene, negotiating her marriage settlement or declaring her passion for a young Italian, Lady Mary Wortley Montagu () wrote some of the liveliest letters in the English language. Ranging over everything from gossip to politics, science to literature, /5(4).

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The Lady Mary Wortley Montagu was an English aristocrat and writer. Montagu is today chiefly remembered for her letters, particularly her letters from Turkey, which have been described by Billie Melman as “the very first example of a secular work by a woman about the Muslim Orient”/5. Other editions containing works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu. The Complete Letters of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, Vol. 2: – Ed. Robert Halsband () The Complete Letters of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, Vol. 3: – Ed. Robert Halsband () Lady Mary Wortley Montagu: Essays and Poems and Simplicity, A Comedy. The Letters and Works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu. Edited by her great grandson, Lord Wharncliffe. Paris: A. and W. Galignani & Co., Vol I - Google Books Vol II - Google Books Letters from the Right Honourable Lady Mary Wortley Montagu to Letters Lady Mary Wortley Montagu let him lay the book down, Adieu, my dear lady ——. I cannot conclude my letter with a subject that affords more delightful scenes to the imagination. I leave you to figure to yourself the extreme court that will be made to me, at my return, if my travels should furnish me with such a useful piece of.