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Hill, Constance.MARIA EDGEWORTH AND HER CIRCLE IN THE DAYS OF BUONAPARTE AND BOURBON. London The Bodley Head 1910 First edition xviii+301pp. 57 plates. VG gilt cloth. A childhood friend of Kitty Pakenham (later wife of the Duke of Wellington), the novelist Edgeworth spent several months in Paris in 1802 and met Napoleon and virtually everyone else of note. She had lively and frequent contacts with all the literary figures of the day--a most entertaining book.