An Abridged Account of the Misfortunes of the Dauphin

By: Perceval, The Hon. And Rev. C.G., Translator

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714 pp. Presumed 1st English edition. Translated from the French by Perceval. "Followed by some documents in support of the facts related by the Prince. With a supplement." An account of the Dauphin, whose father of Louis XVI, King of France, was executed during the Revolution. The young Dauphin also died, but rumors circulated that he was alive and had been hiding under various aliases in various places (much as rumors that Princess Anastasia had survived the Russian Revolution). This book supports the claims of one such "prince in disguise" -- an interesting historical ort. Handsome leather spine with gilt and five raised bands is chipped at top, black label is mostly gone, backstrip is lifting, front board detaching. Leather corners little rubbed and marbled boards ditto. Interior has handsome contemporary gift inscription, as well as later name stamp, small stamp to title page. Folding facisimile letter has an old cello tape repair, otherwise clean and unmarked.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Title: An Abridged Account of the Misfortunes of the Dauphin

Author Name: Perceval, The Hon. And Rev. C.G., Translator

Categories: Biography, History: Western Europe,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, James Fraser: 1838

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fair with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 002148

Keywords: French France Revolution Louis XVI Napoleon,