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Letters from Liselotte by Charlotte-Elisabeth, Duchesse d'Orleans (Paperback, 1998)

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Letters from Liselotte by Charlotte-Elisabeth, Duchesse d'Orleans, Maria Kroll

Married in 1672, at 19, to Louis XIV's bisexual brother, the Duke of Orleans, Liselotte began her voluminous and fascinating correspondence from the Court of Versailles which she continued until her death 50 years later, making her the greatest chronicler of her day.

Feared for her sharp tongue and her bluntness, Liselotte refused to be drawn into the viscious life at the Sun King's Court, of which she was outspokenly critical and her letters, collected here in this volume, describe the bawdy, spontaneous and idiosyncratic personages and life of Louis XIV's corrupt court.


Format: Paperback | 272 pages

Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.3 x 1.5 | 416g

Publication Date: 31 Aug 1998

Publisher: Allison & Busby Limited

Publication City/Country: London, United Kingdom

Language: English

Illustrations note: illustrations

Edition Number: 1st Paperback ed.

Edition Statement: New Edition

ISBN10: 0749003731

ISBN13: 9780749003739


Condition: Very Good

A vintage book that has been read but is in excellent condition.Very minimal damage to the cover, including very minor (barely noticeable) scratches on the back cover. No missing or damaged pages, no creases or tears, and no underlining/highlighting of text or writing in the margins. Very minimal wear and tear.