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A Vagabond Courtier: From the memoirs and Letters of Baron Charles Louis Von Pollnitz Vol I & Vol II

£34.99

Product description

First edition. Two volumes with blue cloth hard covers, gilt tiles on the spine, gilt signature on the front. Cloth of vol I has stains on the front, surface wear on the back, worn corners, bumped top and base of spine, short tear on back hinge. Vol II has bumped base of spine and corners, and small surface marks on front and back. Both volumes ex-library 'WHS English Bookshop, Brussels' with book plates on front pastedowns and 'Not to be Sold' stamps on title pages. Both volumes have foxing on the endpapers and periodically through the text. Vol I fly title page and illustration opposite p224 are loose. Each volume has 17 black and white plates. This is the story of Charles Louis von Pollnitz which bristles with morals. He was an 18th century adventurer and writer, a man of restless and adventurous disposition, unscrupulous even for the age in which he lived. He visited many of the European courts and served as a soldier in Austria, Italy and Spain.

Item details

Added value:
First edition, two volumes
Author(s):
Cuthell, Edith E
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1913
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
688
Publisher:
Stanley Paul & Co

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First edition. Two volumes with blue cloth hard covers, gilt tiles on the spine, gilt signature on the front. Cloth of vol I has stains on the front, surface wear on the back, worn corners, bumped top and base of spine, short tear on back hinge. Vol II has bumped base of spine and corners, and small surface marks on front and back. Both volumes ex-library 'WHS English Bookshop, Brussels' with book plates on front pastedowns and 'Not to be Sold' stamps on title pages. Both volumes have foxing on the endpapers and periodically through the text. Vol I fly title page and illustration opposite p224 are loose. Each volume has 17 black and white plates. This is the story of Charles Louis von Pollnitz which bristles with morals. He was an 18th century adventurer and writer, a man of restless and adventurous disposition, unscrupulous even for the age in which he lived. He visited many of the European courts and served as a soldier in Austria, Italy and Spain.

Added value:
First edition, two volumes
Author(s):
Cuthell, Edith E
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1913
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
688
Publisher:
Stanley Paul & Co

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