BEAUTIFUL ILLUSTRATED LIMITED EDITION
(DE BERRY, DUCHESSE) REISET, Marie Antoin, Vicomte de. Marie-Caroline, Duchesse de Berry 1816-1830. Paris: Goupil, 1906. Large quarto, contemporary three-quarter polished navy morocco gilt, raised bands, top edge gilt, uncut. $1000.
Limited edition, number 358 of 800 copies printed on handmade paper by Blanchet Frères & Kléber, with color frontispiece portrait and 50 exquisite engravings.
Beautifully illustrated biography of the Duchesse de Berry, daughter-in-law to the abdicated French king Charles X, and mother to the heir to the throne, the Duc de Bordeaux. Provides detailed information into dynastic intrigues in 19th century France. Text in French.
Scattered light foxing, very minor rubbing to cloth. A handsome copy.