A Biographical Dictionary of the Celebrated Women of Every Age and Country

BETHAM, Matilda

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Matilda Betham, a talented miniaturist, compiled this biographical dictionary of celebrated women. Learn how Lady Mary Montague introduced inoculation for smallpox to Britain, about Laura's love for Petrarch, Joan of Arc's "fancied" visions, etc.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: B. Crosby and Co
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1804
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    vi, 774 p. 18 cm 1/4 leather with marbled boards. Frontispiece has 5 miniature portraits. Binding to shows wear to edges, spine label chipped, spine leather wrinkled, hinges cracked. Label residue on back of front free endpaper. Pencil signature on opposite page and next. Ink signature on title page. Remaining pages clean and text unmarked.