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Du Barry Biography


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Vintage; 1910-1950
Very Good; owners' names first front end page, light sunning to page edges
9" L x 6" W x 1.25" H

Why We Love This

Du Barry by Stanley Loomis. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company. 1959. Third impression. Hardcover in original unclipped d/j under mylar. 320 pp. Riveting tale of Jeanne Becu, Comtesse du Barry, said to be the most beautiful and last of Louis XV's mistresses. As the King reportedly said, "She makes me forget that I will soon be sixty." Book is divided into two parts and contains 6 b/w illustrations/paintings. Deckle pages. Few small tears on d/j edges. Clean interior.
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About MCME

For more than 20 years, MCME’s The Sophisticated Reader partners have collected and sold books on art, design and popular culture in antique stores, vintage markets and at rare book auctions. MCME specializes in sought-after antique and vintage hardcovers, paperbacks and magazines. We also curate private library installations. Experienced as interior designers and writers, we have been widely published in the entertainment and news media, and have appeared on Bravo's "Million Dollar Decorator."