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THE BANKER'S DAUGHTER. Family archive illustrating the consequences of bankruptcy.
London : [c.1803-71]A fascinating and varied archive which vividly illustrates the ramifications of bankruptcy upon family life, comprising financial, promotional, and personal documents related to the late Regency-era performer Mary Radcliff Chambers, "the Banker's Daughter", who took up an onstage career to revive her family's fortunes after the collapse of her father's... Learn More£4,000.00
Stock Code: 128644
LERMONTOV, Mikhail Yurievitch. The Hero of our Days.
London : 1854First Pulszky edition, the third English language version overall, of one of the masterpieces of Russian literature, Lermontov's A Hero of Our Time, originally published at Saint Petersburg in 1840. Maurice B. Line notes that this edition appeared in the latter half of June, while an anonymous translation published by Bogue - under the title A Hero... Learn More£2,650.00
Stock Code: 125025
PRÉVOST, Marcel. Féminités.
Paris : 1910First edition. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author to Mme Jean Stern, with Stern's bookplate, the inscription reading "à Madame Jean Stern, respecteusement, signed M Prévost". Jean Stern (1875-1962) was a French fencer who won Olympic gold in the epee class at London, 1908. The scion of a noted banking family, he was married to Claude Lambert,... Learn More£150.00
Stock Code: 30232