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Author Rosner, Lisa.

Title The most beautiful man in existence : the scandalous life of Alexander Lesassier / Lisa Rosner
Published Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 1999
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 254 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates :) : illustrations
Contents Cover; Title; Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface: A Journal of Life; 1 Interest or Love; 2 Born to Misfortune; 3 Hot from Your Studies; 4 This Despicable Rock; 5 The Most Beautiful Man in Existence; 6 Tinsel of Military Reputation; 7 Soothing Hope of Speedy Promotion; 8 Arrived at Wealth and Dignity; 9 Thrown on the Wide World; 10 Appearances Are of Essential Consequence; 11 Consecutive Chain of Corroborative Evidence; 12 Compare What I Might Have Been with What I Am; Epilogue: One Series of Hardships and Privations; A Note on Sources; Notes; Bibliography; Acknowledgments; Index; A; B
Cd; e; f; g; h; i; j; k; l; m; n; o; p; r; s; t; v; w
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-249) and index
Subject Hamilton, Alexander Lesassier, 1787-1839.
Physicians -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Physicians -- Scotland -- Edinburgh -- Biography.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 18th century.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 98048567
ISBN 081220316X (electronic bk.)
9780812203165 (electronic bk.)