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AFFAIR OF STATE: A BIOGRAPHY OF THE 8TH DUKE AND DUCHESS OF DEVONSHIRE

by Henry Vane

Published by Peter Owen. 1st. 2004

Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper. The story of the nineteenth-century politician Lord Hartington - later the 8th Duke of Devonshire - and of Louise Alten, who was his mistress as Duchess of Manchester and later his wife. A tale that spans the world of politics and the high-living circle around the Prince of Wales, with whom Hartington and Louise were intimate friends. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. 272 pages including index.

Wrapper has a few minor marks.

ISBN: 0720612330
Stock no. 1807678

 

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