A Woman, a Man, and Two Kingdoms: The Story of Madame D'Epinay and the Abbe Galiani

By: Steegmuller, Francis

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First edition. A very nice copy. 1991 Hard Cover. xv, 280 pp. Pre-revolutionary Paris comes to life in this fascinating story surrounding the correspondence between two colorful and witty society figures: the French author Louise d'Epinay and the Italian priest-diplomat Ferdinando Galiani. Their friends included Voltaire, Diderot, Melchior Grimm, and the famous women of the salons, and their letters touched upon everything from social gossip to issues of education and politics. Francis Steegmuller's book is at once a unique history and a charming account of friendship sustained in a turbulent age.

Title: A Woman, a Man, and Two Kingdoms: The Story of Madame D'Epinay and the Abbe Galiani

Author: Steegmuller, Francis

Categories: Modern First Editions, Essays & Letters, European, Biography,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1991

ISBN Number: 0394588061

ISBN Number 13: 9780394588063

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Seller ID: 2285513

Keywords: BIOGRAPHY HISTORY MADAME D'EPINAY ABBE GALIANI LETTERS,