Item #124794 Maxims of Life. Comtesse Diane, Comtesse de Beausacq.
Maxims of Life.

Maxims of Life.

1907. London: Arthur L. Humphreys, 1907.

12mo, 219 pp. Finely bound for Hatchards, by Cockerell or in his style, in full morocco with five raised bands, decoratively tooled in gilt, all edges gilt. An attractive little book, lightly rubbed, small stain to the upper board, internally bright and fine.

§ From the Royal Library Belles Lettres series, with French and English on facing pages. Comtesse Diane was the pen name of the Comtesse de Beausacq (1829-1899), a French woman of letters and salon hostess. Her Maximes de la Vie were first published in Paris by Ollendorff in 1883. Item #124794

Price: $150.00