first edition Hardcover
1776 · London
by ( Caroline Matilda, Queen of Denmark); King of Sweden, Right Hon. Lord Mountmorres, Lord Malmesbury, M. De Volney, and other Indisputable Authorities
London: Printed for J. Bew / Printed for the Author and Sold by B. Crosby , 1776. "Memoirs of an Unfortunate Queen" published 1776, "Authentic Memoirs...Catherine II" published 1797. Each book RARE in its own right, "Unfortunate Queen"last seen in Maggs Catalogue 1955, "Catherine II" last seen at auction in 1920 (Rare Book Hub). (3), 260 pp. vi, (6) 291 (7) pp. Frontispiece engraved portrait of Caroline Matilda. Catherine II with half-title and title page. Very Good in early 19th c. quarter calf over marbled boards, the back gilt with two stag decorations, edges mottled, boards rubbed, interiors of both books exceptionally clean and bright. A unique and quite attractive book. . First Edition. Quarter Calf. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
(Inventory #: 008154)