1890 REGENT'S DAUGHTER BLACK TULIP ALEXANDRE DUMAS ILLS

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THE REGENT'S DAUGHTER

THE BLACK TULIP

Alexandre Dumas; N.D. Circa 1890; Estes and Lauriat; Leather; Illustrated; 319, 253 Pages; Part of Bigger Set, Complete Story; 5.4"x 8"; Rare!!!

Great For any Fan of the Famous Author or Collector. Great Shelf or Gift Idea!!!

Attributes:

A Charming, Sleek marble cover designs with leather bindings and corners, ornate gold binding with maroon and black labels, gold tops of pages, marble end pages with a lovely frontispiece and five other wonderful illustrations, and Two Great Classic Stories from the Famed Author!!!

Summary:

The Black Tulip is a historical novel written by Alexandre Dumas, père .

The story begins with a historical event — the 1672 lynching of the Dutch Grand Pensionary (roughly equivalent to a modern Prime Minister ) Johan de Witt and his brother Cornelis , by a wild mob of their own countrymen — considered by many as one of the most painful episodes in Dutch history, described by Dumas with a dramatic intensity.

The main plot line, involving fictional characters, takes place in the following eighteen months; only gradually does the reader understand its connection with the killing of the de Witt brothers.

The city of Haarlem , Netherlands has set a prize
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