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Lady Blessington at Naples

Lady Blessington at Naples


A diary kept by Lady Blessington during two years spent in Naples. Marguerite, Countess of Blessington (1789-1849), was 'famed for her beauty, wit and the literary salon which she held in London after her widowhood, and for the notorious relationship between the Blessingtons and the young, handsome and feckless Count Alfred d'Orsay whose irresponsible behaviour and ever-mounting debts led to her final downfall and bankruptcy." Book and dust jacket in very good condition.
Clay, Edith; Acton, Harold, intro.
Hamish Hamilton, 1979
hardcover, very good condition, very good dust jacket



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