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Joseph Weber
1804-09 3vol Memoires Concernant Marie Antoinette Weber 1st Ed Victoria Duchess
Londres: De L'Imprimerie de Daponte et Vogel, 1804. Click here to see our other books! Memoires Concernant Marie Antoinette Archiduchesse D'Autriche Joseph Weber 1804-1809 De L'Imprimerie de Daponte et Vogel : Londres 9.5" by 6" xix, [3], 432, [2]; [33], 2-420, lix, v, [1]; [33], 400, cvi, v, [1]pp SUMMARY A finely bound, first edition of the memoirs of Marie Antoinette. These volumes once belonged to Victoria the Duchess of Kent, mother of Queen Victoria. An Important Work,Early Edition,Fine Binding,Illustrated,Very Scarce Overall Condition: Very Good Indeed This book weighs 4 KG when packed UK Postage: £ FREE POSTAGE US Postage: £ 39.99 EU Postage: £ 26.99 European Postage: £ 36.99 Asia Postage: £ 65.99 Worldwide Postage: £ 99.99 DESCRIPTION The first edition of all volumes, with volumes I and II dated 1804, with volume III dated 1809. Marie Antoinette is a controversial, and well remembered figure in European history. Several events lead to a majority of the French population to dislike her. She was seen as harboring sympathies for France's perceived enemies, her children being illegitimate, and was falsely accused of what is commonly known as 'the affair of the diamond necklace'. This work looks at Marie Antoinette's life, and this first edition was published in London, rather than her native France. Possibly due to the controversy that surrounded her and the French revolution. From the library of Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, and Duchess of Kent and Strathearn. With her inscription to the title page of all volumes, 'Victoire, Duchess de Kent'. She was the … [Click Below for Full Description]
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