Fayette, Madame de la
The Secret History of Henrietta, Princess of England First Wife of Philippe, Duc d'Orleans Together With Memoirs of the Court of France for the Years 1688-1689.
La Fayette [1634-1693] was one of the earliest novelists. She wrote France's first historical novel. This novel was originally published posthumously in 1720. 264 pgs. Hb, dj. Translated with an introduction by J. M. Shelmerdine. Dutton, NY: 1929. Foxed. USED. $20.00