A Lady of the last Century; A Lady of the Last Century (Elizabeth Montagu): Illustrated in Her Unpublished Letters; Collected and Arranged with a Biographical Sketch and a Chapter on Blue Stockings. John Doran.
A Lady of the last Century; A Lady of the Last Century (Elizabeth Montagu): Illustrated in Her Unpublished Letters; Collected and Arranged with a Biographical Sketch and a Chapter on Blue Stockings
A Lady of the last Century; A Lady of the Last Century (Elizabeth Montagu): Illustrated in Her Unpublished Letters; Collected and Arranged with a Biographical Sketch and a Chapter on Blue Stockings
A Lady of the last Century; A Lady of the Last Century (Elizabeth Montagu): Illustrated in Her Unpublished Letters; Collected and Arranged with a Biographical Sketch and a Chapter on Blue Stockings

A Lady of the last Century; A Lady of the Last Century (Elizabeth Montagu): Illustrated in Her Unpublished Letters; Collected and Arranged with a Biographical Sketch and a Chapter on Blue Stockings

London: Richard Bentley & Son, 1873. Christian Frederick Zincke. Hardcover. A LADY OF THE LAST CENTURY A Lady of the Last Century (Elizabeth Montagu): Illustrated in Her Unpublished Letters; Collected and Arranged with a Biographical Sketch and a Chapter on Blue Stockings Extra Illustrated & Inscribed by the Author Doran, John Richard Bentley & Son, London. 1873. First Edition Frontice of Elizabeth Montagu, as Anne Boleyn, hand coloured reproduction of a miniature by Christian Frederick Zincke, in a friendship box, circa 1740. Pp.xvi, Erratum tipped in before chapter 1, 372 pp. Extra Illustrated with 22 extra portrait 3 of the coloured 2 extra scenery engravings, one of them full page and beautifully hand coloured. Bound in ½ Blue Morocco by Bayntun Bath England. 16 Royal Crescent, in Bath, was used as a residence and to host the Blue Stockings Society events by Elizabeth Montagu. Elizabeth Montagu (2 October 1718 25 August 1800) was a British social reformer, patron of the arts, literary critic and writer who helped organize and lead the Blue Stocking Society. Her parents were both from wealthy families with strong ties to British peerage and intellectual life. She was sister to Sarah Scott, author of A Description of Millennium Hall and the Country Adjacent. She married Edward Montagu, a man with extensive holdings, to become one of the richer women of her era. She devoted his fortune to fostering English and Scottish literature and to the relief of the poor. Good. Item #95

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