HANDSOME SET IN FINE ART NOUVEAU MOROCCO BINDING.
The Secret Court Memoirs. ( Comprising: St Petersburg; Henry IV; Louis XIV; Louis XV-XVI; Empress Josephine; Cardinal de Retz; Madame de Montespan; St. Cloud; Berlin; Marie Antoinette; Sweden & Denmark; Marguerite of Valois.
Paris & Boston: The Grolier Society, c.1900.
20 volume set, 9 inches tall. Crushed morocco with single gilt raised bands, floral gilt tooling in the art-nouveau style and top edge gilt. The Deluxe edition limited to 1000 copies of which this is number 258. Full page plates in colour and black and white. The spine is slightly faded to a rich brown, a very elegant set.