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Historic Memoirs, 1 Of 200 Copies with Plates In 2 States, Fine Binding, 1899
Historic Memoirs, 1 Of 200 Copies with Plates In 2 States, Fine Binding, 1899 "Secret Memoirs of the Courts of Europe From the 16th to the 19th Century" Limited to 200 Copies, With Plates in Two States COUNT MIRABEAU. Courts of Europe. George Barrie & Son, Philadelphia: [N.d., ca. 1899]. Edition De L'Étoile. Limited to 200 sets, of which this is number 139 with plates in two states, sepia and hand coloured. Each sepia plate with a protective tissue guard, each hand coloured plate with a descriptive tissue guard. Printed on Japanese Vellum. Consists of 'Secret Memoirs" of Empress Josephine (2 vols.), Louis XV (1 vol.), Madame de Montespan (2 vols.), William II of Germany and Francis Joseph (2 vols.), Courts of St. Petersburg (1 vol.), Austria (2 vols.), St. Berlin (2 vols.), Margaret de Vallois (1 vol.), Royal Family of France (2 vols.), Napoleon's Court (2 vols.) and Courts of Europe (2 vols.). Contemporary half dark red crushed morocco over dark red cloth, front covers ruled and decorated in gilt, gilt-stamped spines with gilt decorations in compartments and five raised bands. Matching marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. A few volumes with discoloration to spines, minor rubbing to extremities. Overall, a very good and clean and tight set with no previous owner's notations. * ABOUT US: We specialize in rare and first edition books with over 20 years of experience. We have everything from Early Pop-Up Books to PMM, Fine Bindings and Fine Press, as well as Street and Pop Art among other scarcities. We are a combination of the new and the old, juxtaposed. If you have any items … [Click Below for Full Description]
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