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La Dame d'Esprit: A Biography of Marquise Du Châtelet by  Judith P Zinsser - 1st Printing - 2006 - from The Bookworm and Biblio.co.uk

La Dame d'Esprit: A Biography of Marquise Du Châtelet

by Zinsser, Judith P

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New York: Viking Press, 2006. Hardbound . 1st Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: blue boards; one corner is bumped, otherwise a Very Good+ book, with a Very Good+ dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. Dust jacket design by Jasmine Lee. Includes a section of black and white plates. Following is taken from the jacket blurb: ''Set against the panorama of Louis XV's France, this is the story of a woman who strove to balance the expectations of society, the needs of the people she loved, and a rich intellectual existence. Based on more than a decade of original research, this sparkling biography brings this daring, unconventional woman to life with style and wit and demonstrates once and for all that there was indeed a great woman philosophe of the Enlightenment.'' 8vo (about 9.25 inches tall) 376 pages. Notes, bibliography, index.
  • Bookseller: The Bookworm US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 060509
  • Title: La Dame d'Esprit: A Biography of Marquise Du Châtelet
  • Author: Zinsser, Judith P
  • Format/binding: Hardbound
  • Book condition: Used
  • Edition: 1st Printing
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Viking Press
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 2006

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