“The reader, however, who, forsaking the beaten track, does glance at these pages, will learn that of the ten royal ladies whose lives are contained in these volumes (with one exception*), no memoirs, so far as I am aware, have ever been written in the English language, and only three 1 of them are the subjects of biographies in any tongue”
HOLT, Emily Sarah. Memoirs of Royal Ladies.
2 volumes, engraved frontispieces to each volume.
Interior: occasional spotting and light browning.
Exterior: Contemporary half red morocco with marbled boards (some wear).
Contents include: Ela de Rosmar- Countess of Salisbury, Alicia de Lacy, Joan Plantagenet, Constance de Navarra, Jane Beaufort, Jeanne de Valois, Juana de Navarra, Marguerite Von Hapsburg, Charlotte Marguerite de Montmorency and Marie Casimire Clementine Sobieski.
PROVENANCE: J. H. Burton (bookplate to paste-downs of each volume- in vol 2. It is adhered to the rear paste-down – upside down).
8vo. London: Hurst and Blackett, 1861.
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