Private Lives of Kaiser William II and His Consort; Secret History of the Court of Berlin. Henry W. Fischer.
Private Lives of Kaiser William II and His Consort; Secret History of the Court of Berlin

Private Lives of Kaiser William II and His Consort; Secret History of the Court of Berlin

New York: J.R. Smith & Company Publishers [1909], 1909. Limited Edition. Hardcover. 3 vol. 8vo. [6], ix-xix, [3], 1-241, [5]; [8], i-v, [3], 243-503, [7]; [10], i-vi, [2], 505-558, [3], 2-191, [5] pp. Half red morocco over marbled boards ruled in gilt with the spines in five compartments, spines lettered and decorated in gold; top edges gilt. Marbled endpapers and pastedowns. Title pages printed in red and black. Volume one illustrated with a frontispiece of the Kaiser's private yacht, a facsimile of the Kaiser's signature on his stationery, and with five plates; volume two illustrated with a frontispiece of the Berlin Palace, and with six plates; volume three illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of the Kaiser and the Kaiserin, and with five plates and a facsimile of the Kaiserin's signature on royal stationery. Number 110 out of 500 limited edition sets. From the papers and diaries of Ursula Countess von Eppinghoven, Dame Du Palais to Her Majesty the Empress-Queen. According to the publisher's note this American edition contains the entire original manuscript and additional chapters, making it a more complete edition than the Heinemann publication. The publisher calls this set the only secret history of a court ever published during the lifetime of the reigning monarch. Near Fine. Item #000010353

A sharp set showing just a touch of sunning to the spines.

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