London: George Barrie and Sons, 1899.
Full leather. Twenty-four volumes. Octavo. Secret Memoirs of the Courts of Europe From the 16th to the 19th Century. With one hundred-sixty illustrations, including hand-coloured frontispiece and photogravures plates throughout, all in double- suite in sepia and Hand-coloured. Edition De L Ètoile, number 80 0f 200 numbered copies, printed on Japanese Vellum.
Bound in full green morocco, gilt spine with red leather onlays, with magnificent doublures of green morocco with brown inlaid morocco of arabesque design on front and back covers with moire silk endpapers. all edges gilt.
Consists of "Secret Memoirs" of Marie Antoinette, Empress Josephine, Henry Swinburne, Marguerite de Valois, Louis XIV, Louis XV, Madame de Montespan, Willam II of Germany and Francis Joseph, Courts of St. Petersburg, Austria, St. Cloud, Berlin, Sweden, Denmark, and the Royal Family of France during the Revolution. Good. Item #905