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Title:Daughter of Paris; the life story of Celeste Mogador,Comptesse Lionel de Moreton de Chabarillan, told by herself and Charlotte Haldane
Price:AUD$17.60 (about USD$11.80)
Item ID:SB00-0226327
Publisher:Hutchinson of London, London, 1961
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:Very Good
Hutchinson of London, 1961, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, First, Illustrated By: Frontispiece

500 g; 256 pages, last two pages blank, indexed, black-and-white frontispiece, illustrated dust jacket. Faint spotting to the top edge of the text block, and slight tanning of the edges of the white section of the dust jacket which has a 0.5 inch tear at the bottom left-hand side of the rear panel. The account of the subject's adventures in Australia is enthralling and contains much new and historically important material. She married and accompanied her husband to Melbourne where he was appointed French Consul General in 1854, the high peak of the Gold Rush years. Her first novel, The Gold Thieves, based on her experiences there, immediately became a bestseller in France, and, dramatised by her friend, a smash hit in the theatre. (It helps when your friend is Alexander Dumas). Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Frontispiece. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Biography; Local History -- Victoria; Inventory No: 0226327.
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