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												Mary Diana Dods, a Gentleman and a Scholar : [The Astonishing Revelation of a Daring 170-Year -Old Deception] by  M. C. Demaio]  Simon Jacques Rochart; book design
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			 - 1991
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Mary Diana Dods, a Gentleman and a Scholar : [The Astonishing Revelation of a Daring 170-Year -Old Deception]

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Mary Diana Dods, a Gentleman and a Scholar : [The Astonishing Revelation of a Daring 170-Year -Old Deception]

by Bennett, Betty T. [jacket design, Barbara M. Bachman; photo, Chad Evans Wyatt; art, H. B. Hall, Reginald Easton, Amelia Curran, Nagel and Weingaetner, Simon Jacques Rochart; book design, M. C. Demaio]

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New York : William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1991., 1991. Fine. 1st ed., 1st printing ; 303 pp. : illustrated ; 25 cm. ; ISBN: 0688087175 ; LCCN: 90-13473 ; OCLC: 22310692 ; sea green and red cloth with gold lettering, in pictorial dustjacket ; "This is a story about tracking--and sidetracking. It began in 1973, when I decided to edit the letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley to better understand that author, who at nineteen wrote the novel Frankenstein....two men who appeared toward the end of the volume, David Lyndsay, a writer, and Walter Sholto Dougla s, the husband of Mary Shelley's dear friend Isabella Robinson Douglas...Buried in the letters referring to Lyndsay and Douglas was a tale of its own..." [David Lyndsay and Walter Sholto Douglas were the same person, and despite historical and legal evidence to the contrary, that person was a woman]-- from the introduction and dustjacket. ; FINE/FINE

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Title
Mary Diana Dods, a Gentleman and a Scholar : [The Astonishing Revelation of a Daring 170-Year -Old Deception]
Author
Bennett, Betty T. [jacket design, Barbara M. Bachman; photo, Chad Evans Wyatt; art, H. B. Hall, Reginald Easton, Amelia Curran, Nagel and Weingaetner, Simon Jacques Rochart; book design, M. C. Demaio]
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Hardcover
Publisher
New York : William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1991.
Date Published
1991
Keywords
literary forgeries mystifications david lyndsay walter sholto douglas women mary diana dods mary shelley percy bysshe shelley isabella robinson wollstonecraft byron george lord
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