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Title: Mémoires de Madame la Marquise de la Rochejaquelein, écrits par elle-même; suivis d'additions par Mr Louis-F. de Robiano de Borsbeek. Avec deux cartes et deux portraits... d"après la cinquième édition.
Description: Louvain, Vanlinthout & Vandenzande, 1823, in-8°, frontispiece (folding map) + 510 pp, index, folding map. 2 lithograph portraits., cont. half-roan, gilt spine, marbled endpapers, speckled top edge. Handwritten ex-libris from 1824. (Frontispiece folding map and other ills. a bit foxed but a fine/good copy) A history of the 1793 civil war in the Vendée. The author spent her youth at the court in Versailles and married first the marquess de Lescure (who became general in the insurgents' army) and later Henri de la R., the generalissimo's brother - point at which she ends her memoirs. Later the Belgian Robiano completed the history of the war. .

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Price: EUR 150.00 = appr. US$ 163.03 Seller: Antiquariaat Wim de Goeij
- Book number: 24413