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.
Stock no. 1807678