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Turkish embassy letters

Author: Mary Wortley Montagu, Lady
Publisher: London : Virago, 2000, ©1994.
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Lady Wortley Montagu (1689-1762) was described by a contemporary, as 'one of the most extraordary shining characters in the world...'. Her newly edited letters tell of her travels through Europe to  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Personal correspondence
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Wortley Montagu, Lady
ISBN: 1853816795 9781853816796
OCLC Number: 263627046
Notes: Donated by Eric Weaver.
Description: xlii, 190 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Lady Mary Wortley Montagu ; introduction by Anita Desai ; text edited and annotated by Malcolm Jack.


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Her letters have an immediacy and vivacity that remains as fresh as the mosiacs on the ancient monuments she saw and the eastern gardens that gave her such delight. * Anita Desai *

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