By Author of "Memoirs of the Princesse De lamballe" (actually Madam Campan)
Title Private Anecdotes of Foreign Courts .in 2 Vols.
Binding A Hard Back
Edition First Edition
Publisher London Henry Colburn 1827
Seller ID 000141
First Edition. 6 " x 8 " Approx. recently? rebound Quarter leather (brown) embossed spines, with gilt embossed title/date/vol. on black. in good condition, new end papers. 1st.inscribed at base "Both volumes re-bound by Eric.P. Griffith"Vol 1, 469pages+2page publishers ads at rear+22@front,(no No 1/2 before title page). Vol 2, 405pages+2page Pub ads at rear+12@front. Contents in basically good condition with only the odd minor mark/etc.on very few pages. This is fascinating rare work by Madam Campan (Wife of an Ambassador?) who tells of her life/gossip/facts of the Courts of Russia, Denmark, Sweden, Prussia, Naples ( Italy ) ,Napoleon (Paris),+King Charles(& Queen ) of Spain, at one of the most "active/turbulent/war/battles? Etc. times in Europe inc. the British Army at Bremen & thier disorderly conduct and disasters, and another tiny part inc. Nelson/Lady Hamilton re at the Court of Naples, WEIGHT is1700gr (3 3/4 Lbs)
COURTS OF RUSSIA DENMARK SWEDEN PRUSSIA NAPLES NAPOLIAN HISTORY POLITICAL ROYALTY EUROPE