Memoirs of celebrated women of all countries. by Madame Junot. With Portraits by the most eminent masters.
Folio, contemporary green half calf, marbled boards; pp.94 with 16 plates as called for. Varying degrees of foxing to plates, but image only affected in a few cases.
Laure Junot, Duchesse d'Abrantes, 1784-1838. The plates are lithographs from engravings by Greyedon, Mme. Fauchery, Barin, Maurer, Deveria, Desmaisons, et al., after Gerard, Holbein, Isabey, David, Mme. Lebrun, Nattier, et al. Comprises brief lives of Maria Letizia Ramolini Bonaparte, Anna Zingha-Queen of Matamba, Lady Jane Gray, Dona Catalina De Erauso, Beatrice Cenci, Catherine First Queen of Russia, Ann Boleyn, Baroness De Stael Holstein, Charlotte Corday, Josephine Bonaparte, Mary The Catholic Queen of England, Marina Mniszech, Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, Marie Antoinette and Mary of Medicis.
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