Horace Walpole's England: as his letters picture it.

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Ed. by Mason, illustrated with period art. Walpole knew two Kings, their children, the famous mistresses of royalty, circulated in the best society and best clubs. His correspondence presented in this volume extends from 1737 to 1797. His letters are full of enlightening comments; for example, "It is very remarkable, how much better women write than men." (Oct 14, 1751). He was speaking of letters. 1st Ed., Houghton Mifflin 1930. No dj, slight foxing, red cloth, beige cloth spine with paper label. Slight foxing. USED. $20.00