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The Courtesan's Revenge, Frances Wilson, Inscription copy, 2003


The Courtesan's Revenge; Harriette Wilson, the Woman who Blackmailed the King, by Frances Wilson.

Provenance; from the library of the late William St Clair (1937 - 2021), British historian, academic and author. The author has written a personalised inscription to William St Clair on the title page, and his invitation to the book launch is also included. Please see our other listings for related works.

Published by Faber and Faber, London, 2003, first edition.

A very good hardback with dustjacket. The book is blue paper over boards with gilt lettering to spine. With pictorial dustjacket. Text is nice and clean and soundly bound, although the pages are all age toned at the edges (a paper quality issue with the publication). Illustrated.

xiii + 359pp + Plates.

Weight approximately 646g unpacked.

Dimensions: Approximately 241mm high x 160mm wide x 33mm deep.