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Title:The Uncompromising Heart -- a life of Marie Mancini, Louis XIV's First Love
Price:AUD$14.90 (about USD$11.00)
Item ID:SB00-0212442
Publisher:W. H. Allen, London, 1966
Dust Jacket:Good
W. H. Allen, 1966, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First

600 g; VI, 274 pages, colour illustrated dust jacket. Minor discoloration of the edges of the text block, otherwise it is only the dust jacket that has taken the damage, with rubbing and chipping of both top and bottom edges, and a lifting of the protective laminate along the left-hand side of the front panel. , to show damage. In this biography of one of the most poignant heroines of French history, the author has found a subject perfectly matched to her temperament. Drawing upon Marie Mancini's own memoirs and correspondence, she uses all her talents as a novelist and psychologist to bring to life this fascinating indomitable creature of the Sun King's Court. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; History -- France; Inventory No: 0212442.
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