The History of the Intrigues and Gallantries of Christina, Queen of Sweden. And Of her Court, whilst she was at Rome. Faithfully Render’d into English, from the French Original.

  • [Hollingworth, Philip (trans.)]
  • London: At The Cayme Press 1927

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Description

NO. 161 OF 450 COPIES, 8vo, pp. 223, [1] + frontispiece and 8 plates, of which 7 hand-coloured. Original quarter brown cloth, marbled boards, spine lettered direct in gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. A touch of spotting, predominantly to page-edges. A little wear to extremities.

Notes

A reprint by Philip Sainsbury from his Cayme Press of a work first issued in duodecimo format in 1697. One of the plates reproduces a portrait of the titular monarch, but the remaining seven are hand-coloured drawings by Alexina Ogilvie.

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