Vie Privée De Louis XV. 4 vols.

Londres, John Peter Lyton, 1781.

8vo. Uncut in the original blue card board binding with paper title-label to spines. Small paper-label pasted on to spine. Wear to extremities, especially to spines and spine-ends with some of the blue paper worn off. VIII, 398 pp. + 3 portraits; (4), 403 pp. + 2 portraits; (4), 399 pp.; (4), 391 pp. + 3 plates. Wanting the frontispiece in vol. 1. 

First edition of this popular account of French King Louis XV. The author aims to shed light on the hidden facets of the king's private life that were not commonly known to the public. Another important theme in the book is the influence of Louis XV's private life on his political decisions and the governance of France. Mouffle D’Angerville argues that the king's personal relationships and preferences significantly impacted his reign and shaped the his policies.

Barbier 991/992

Order-nr.: 61005

DKK 3.000,00