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La Dame D'Esprit: A Biography of the Marquise Du Ch√Ętelet

By: Zinsser, Judith P.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 2006

Seller ID: BIO1318

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


378 pp. Spine bumped. Jacket has edgewear, small dents on rear. The life of Gabrielle Emilie le Tonnelier de Breteuil, patron, mistress, and intellectual companion of Voltaire for 15 years. But she was much more that that single relationship. She was an intellectual in her own right, in a time when women were barred from the gatherings of learned men. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info