The Vagabond Duchess: The Life of Hortense Mancini Duchesse Mazarin. Cyril Hughes HARTMANN.

The Vagabond Duchess: The Life of Hortense Mancini Duchesse Mazarin. London: George Routledge & Sons, Ltd, 1926.

First Edition. Octavo, original pink marbled onion skin boards with paper label to cover and spine, 12 black and white photographic plates, in original Firial illustrated dustjacket. Biography of the favorite niece of Cardinal Mazarin, chief minister of France, and a mistress of Charles II, King of England, Scotland and Ireland, and one of five sisters noted for their great beauty. Near Fine with ownership inscription covered with sharpie and paper, in Very Good dustjacket, spine modestly soiled.

Price: $125.00

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