Book #45738

Mazo de la Roche: The Hidden Life - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Joan Givner
Book #45738 Mazo de la Roche: The Hidden Life - 1st Edition/1st Printing. Joan Givner.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: Toronto, Canada: Oxford University Press, 1989.
ISBN: 0195407059

An elegant first edition/first printing in Near Fine condition in alike dust jacket with minor edgewear.

Mazo de la Roche: The Hidden Life is the story of one of the most enigmatic and fascinating women in history - Mazo de la Roche. Born in 1519 in Provence, France, de la Roche was a brilliant mathematician, astronomer, and physicist who made significant contributions to the fields of optics, navigation, and cartography. But Mazo's life was far from ordinary. She was a spy for the French crown and is credited with helping to map much of North America. In addition, de la Roche was a gifted artist and musician who composed music for the royal court and composed a number of religious works. Givner reveals de la Roche's fascinating hidden life in a compelling and readable account.; 8vo; 273 pages; FSA.

Price: $25.31