Original letters collected by William Upcott of the London Institution : Vol. XXX : Eminent women, 1824.

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Upcott, William, 1779-1845,. Original letters collected by William Upcott of the London Institution : Vol. XXX : Eminent women, 1824.

Original letters collected by William Upcott of the London Institution : Vol. XXX : Eminent women, 1824.

Album, with handwritten half-title, title page, and index, containing 43 tipped-in original letters from notable women, mostly writers, among them Lucy Aikin, Anna Letitia Barbauld, Maria Edgeworth, and Lady Caroline Lamb,

1 v. ; 21.5 cm.

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