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empress of pleasure

the life and adventures of Teresa Cornelys, queen of masquerades and Casanova"s lover

by Judith Summers

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Published by Viking in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • London (England)
    • Subjects:
    • Cornelys, Teresa, 1723-1797.,
    • Impresarios -- Biography.,
    • Singers -- Biography.,
    • London (England) -- Social life and customs -- 18th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 305-324) and index.

      StatementJudith Summers.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML429.C6425 S86 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 338 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages338
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3363655M
      ISBN 100670912581
      LC Control Number2004426117
      OCLC/WorldCa52878567


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