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The great illegitimates!! : Public and private life of that celebrated actress, Miss Bland, otherwise Mrs. Ford, or, Mrs. Jordan; late mistress of H.R.H. the D. of Clarence; now King William IV. founder of the Fitzclarence family

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The great illegitimates!! : Public and private life of that celebrated actress, Miss Bland, otherwise Mrs. Ford, or, Mrs. Jordan; late mistress of H.R.H. the D. of Clarence; now King William IV. founder of the Fitzclarence family

by IRELAND, Martha Culpepper

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1830 Great Illegitimates Actress Dorothy Jordan King William IV Affairs England

Martha Ireland, wife of William H. Ireland, was an English writer best known for her work 'The Great Illegitimates'. This book was a book of current events focusing on the life of 18th-century actress Dorothy Jordan. Also known as Miss Bland, Jordan was an Irish actress and mistress who had ten illegitimate children with William IV of England. Ireland's account of Jordan's life is one of the best and most thorough descriptions of the affairs of Jordan and the British crown.

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IRELAND, Martha Culpepper

The great illegitimates!! : Public and private life of that celebrated actress, Miss Bland, otherwise Mrs. Ford, or, Mrs. Jordan; late mistress of H.R.H. the D. of Clarence; now King William IV. founder of the Fitzclarence family

London : J. Duncombe, [1830]


Details:

· Collation: Complete with all pages

o 266, [12]

o 11 engraved portraits

· Provenance: Bookplate – Clarence S. Bement

· Language: English

· Binding: Leather; tight and secure

o Includes slipcase

· Size: ~7.5in X 4.5in (19cm x 11.5cm)

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Bookseller’s Inventory #
16846
Title
The great illegitimates!! : Public and private life of that celebrated actress, Miss Bland, otherwise Mrs. Ford, or, Mrs. Jordan; late mistress of H.R.H. the D. of Clarence; now King William IV. founder of the Fitzclarence family
Author
IRELAND, Martha Culpepper
Format/binding
Leather; tight and secure
Book condition
second hand - Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
J. Duncombe
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1830
Keywords
1830 Great Illegitimates Actress Dorothy Jordan King William IV Affairs Englandrare, antique, old, first edition, 1st state, provenance, signed, inscribed, dust jacket, vellum, manuscript, engravings, illustrations, leather, plates, maps, antiquarian

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