Secret Memoirs of the Courts of Europe from the 16th to the 19th Century. Twelve [12] Volumes. Empress Josephine; Napoleon at St. Cloud; Royal Family of France; Court of Berlin; Louis XIV; Louis XV; Court of Austria

By: Various Authors

Price: $350.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Good


Philadelphia: George Barrie & Son, 1900. Undated, ca. 1900. Limited edition printed on Japanese vellum paper, number 855 of 1000 copies. Twelve volume set consisting of five two-volume subsets plus two standalone volumes, illustrated with full page engravings, each presented in two states, sepia and color (possibly hand colored). Grayish blue cloth with a finish like moire silk, paper spine labels, just under nine inches tall. Good condition with lightly faded spines, some rubbing to the extremities, paper spine labels darkened and in some cases spotted or lightly chipped, good hinges, firm text blocks, lightly age-yellowed but clean pages with no names or other markings. Essentially unread, with the top edges still connected to one another (uncut). The sepia plates in the first volume have a dampstain at the far bottom, well away from the printed area, not affecting the duplicates in color. Includes courts of: Empress Josephine; Napoleon's Court and Cabinet of St. Cloud; Royal Family of France during the Revolution; Court of Berlin; Louis XIV; Louis XV; Court of Austria.. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.

Title: Secret Memoirs of the Courts of Europe from the 16th to the 19th Century. Twelve [12] Volumes. Empress Josephine; Napoleon at St. Cloud; Royal Family of France; Court of Berlin; Louis XIV; Louis XV; Court of Austria

Author Name: Various Authors

Categories: Fiction, Literature, Poetry, Literary History, World History, World Wars and Militaria,

Publisher: Philadelphia, George Barrie & Son: 1900

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 040686

Keywords: PALACE INTRIGUE EUROPEAN HISTORY