The Portrait of Zelide.

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Scott, Geoffrey. The Portrait of Zelide. Intro by Shirley Hazzard, Aftwd by Richard Dunn. Ironic portrait of Madame de Charriere, 18th c writer and composer influenced by Rousseau and Diderot. Scott, an architect, was also a friend of Edith Wharton, lover of Vita Sackville-West, and editor of a collection of Boswell's papers. This critically acclaimed biography shows what we missed - he ran out of time - he died at age 45. Charles Scribner's Sons, NY: 1959. Hb, dj. USED. $15.00