Catherine the Great.
Troyat, Henri; Pinkham, Joan (translated by).
Place Published: New York:
Publisher: E.P Dutton & Co., Inc.,
Date Published: 1980.
Description: BOOK CLUB EDITION. 425 pages including Bibliography, Index and many black and white photographs throughout. The book is in NEAR FINE condition with owner's name and city written on the front PDEP. The jack is in VERY GOOD conditon with wear lines on the spine and spine ends, edges and corners. A bookstore label on the top inside front flap. JMVINTAGE specializes in books, magazines and treasures related to the Duke and Duchess of Windsor and other related curious subjects. The jacket reads: Who but Henri Troyat, one of the world's most widely-read authors, a Russian-born Frenchman and the youngest elected member of the French Academy, could have written this biography of the German-born Russian Empress whose adopted language and culture were French, whose most loyal correspondents were Voltaire and Diderot? From her birth in Stettin in 1729 to her death in 1796, Henri Troyat details the various lives of Catherine II: the ambitious child, the acquiescent yet firm Grand Duchess, the forcefull politician and patron of the arts, the belligerent warmaker and doting grandparent, the lover of men.Binding: Hard Back
Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dj
Book Id: 9915