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Mrs. Montagu, Queen of the blues

Elizabeth Robinson Montagu

Mrs. Montagu, Queen of the blues

her letters and friendships from 1762 to 1800

by Elizabeth Robinson Montagu

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Published by Constable and Company Limited in London [etc.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Authors -- Biography,
  • Authors -- Correspondence,
  • London (England) -- Intellectual life

  • Edition Notes

    Continues Mrs. Montagu"s correspondence (1732-1761) edited by Emily J. Climenson and published in 1906. cf. Pref.

    Statemented. by Reginald Blunt from material left to him by her great-great-niece Emily J. Climenson ...
    GenreBiography., Correspondence.
    ContributionsBlunt, Reginald, 1857-1944., Climenson, Emily J. 1844-1921.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA483.M7 A4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16988549M
    LC Control Number24005682

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4 Reginald Blunt, Mrs. Montagu 'Queen of the Blues' Her Letters and Friendships from to 18oo (London, n.d.), ii. s The Every-Day Book; or Everlasting Calendar of Popular Amusements, ed. by William Hone (London, ), ii. Description: This four-volume edition of the letters of Mrs Elizabeth Montagu was edited by her nephew and adopted son Matthew () and published in Volume 3 covers the period from toduring which she keeps her circle supplied with gossip and views on life in London.

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Essays Author: E.J. Clery. Elizabeth Montagu, with Some of the Letters of her Correspondents (London, and ). Elizabeth Montagu, the Queen of the Blue-Stockings: Her Correspondence from to by Emily J. Climenson, 2 vols. (London, ). Mrs. Montagu, "Queen of the Blues": Her Letters and Friendships from toed.

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