The Memoirs of Harriette Wilson written by Herself: In Two Volumes
WILSON, Harriette

London: Privately Printed for the Navarre Society, 1925. Limited ed Two volumes. Limited to an unspecified number of sets for the Navarre Society. Brick colored cloth stamped in gilt. Top edge gilt, fore edge uncut. 696 pps total, with index. Illustrated with plates. Memoirs of Harriette Wilson (nee: Dubouchet), daughter of a Mayfair, England shopkeeper who at age 15 became the mistress of the Earl of Craven around 1801. She would become one of the most notorious courtesans of the Regency period. The Duke of Wellington, when informed of her intention to publish her memoirs, famously exclaimed "Publish, and be damned!'. A tight, generally fine set with just a bit of wear at the spine ends. (NOT AVAILABLE FOR EXPEDITED OR INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING THROUGH B&N, ALIBRIS, AMAZON OR BORDERS. THESE ORDERS WILL SHIP MEDIA MAIL ONLY AND WILL NOT SHIP TO CANADA) Hardcover (Item ID: 122171)

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