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Daughter of France. The life of Anne Marie Louise d'Orleans duchesse de Montpensier 1627-1693. La Grande Mademoiselle

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Daughter of France. The life of Anne Marie Louise d'Orleans duchesse de Montpensier 1627-1693. La Grande Mademoiselle

by Vita Sackville-West

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London: Michael Joseph, 1959. pp 384 An engaging illustrated biography of Anne Marie Louise d'Orleans, first cousin to Louis XIV and the greatest heiress in France who rejected her many suitors 'until in middle age romance entered her life with disastrous results'. This first edition is fine in fresh red cloth, top edge dusty, the text is clean and crisp, no inscriptions. Bookseller's label of Foyles of Charing Cross. In a near fine dustjacket, not price clipped, lightly soiled with sunned spine. Best remembered now as a poet and garden designer, Vita Sackville-West also wrote several biographies including Saint Joan and The Eagle and the Dove. Please contact Christian White at Modernfirsteditions if you would like more information about this item. 1959

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Bookseller Inventory #
6998
Title
Daughter of France. The life of Anne Marie Louise d'Orleans duchesse de Montpensier 1627-1693. La Grande Mademoiselle
Author
Vita Sackville-West
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
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Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Michael Joseph
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1959

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