The Divine Mistress: A Biography of Emilie du Chatelet, The Beloved of Voltaire.

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Admired by Louis XV, Frederick the Great, the Duc de Richelieu, essential to Voltaire, Emilie was a remarkable woman by any standards. Called the most brilliant woman of her century, she was an expert in Newtonian physics, a translator of classics, a daring gambler, and the adored mistress of Voltaire. Publisher's page missing. Jacket protected in mylar. David McKay Co. 1970. Hb, Dj. USED. $15.00