Boston: Hardy, Pratt & Company, 1899. Limited Edition. Leather bound. COMPLETE SET OF 18 VOLUMES BOUND IN 3/4 LEATHER. THE VERSAILLES EDITION, BEING #62 OF 800 NUMBERED SETS. Each volume bound in 3/4 and marbled boards; top edges gilt, silk ribbon bookmark in each volume. The leather was originally a light purple but the spines and edges have faded to a light chocolate brown. A few touches of shelf wear but genrally in fine condition. Item #1226039
Includes MEMOIRS OF CARDINAL DE BERNIS (2v); MEMOIRS OF THE DUC DE ST. SIMON (4v); THE PRINCE DE LIGNE (2v), MADAME ELISABETH, CORRESPONDENCE OF PRINCESS PALATINE et al, MADAME DE MONTVILLE (3v), MMLE. JULIE DE LESPINASSE, COUNT AXEL FERSON, MARQUIS D'ARGENSON (2v), and THE BOOK OF THE LADIES. A comprehensive selection of memoirs of prominent players at the French Royal Court at Versailles.