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Book Number 4248 
Author Ducheese de Gontaut  
Title Memoirs of the Duchesse de Gontaut, gouvernante to the children of France during the Restoration, 1773-1836. Translated from the french by Mrs. J. W. Davis. 
Date c.1894.  
Publisher Dodd, Mead and Company  
Place of Publication New York 
Edition Limited Edition 
Volume Information
Cover Dark green full gilt Morocco, covers with gilt rules and a band of gilt ornaments within rules. Matching gilt ornaments on spine with 5 raised bands in 6. Title on two. Marbled pasted and free endpaper with gilt inner dentellles to match the cover. Upper edge gilt. Front and lower edge untrimmed.  
Illustration Signed frontispieces; title in red and black. 
Size 8vo (147mm x 232mm) 
Condition Handsome fine decorative full gilt Morocco set.  
Provenance  
Pagination P. 252; P. 226.  
Reference  
Translation Info J. W. Davis. 
Notes Limited Edition of this deckle edge paper. Number 8 of 175 copies. Marie Joséphine Louise, duchesse de Gontaut (1773–1857) was a French noble woman. 
Price (US$) 750  
Short Description Book Biography; Book Europe France; Book Military Napoleon; Book Bindings, Sets;  
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