The Real "Lady of the Camellias"

and Other Women of Quality (1927)


Charles A Dolph


T Werner Laurie Ltd, London, 1927
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Printing Details

First edition. Hardback, bound in the original blue cloth with printed title and design to spine and upper boards. 22.5 × 15xcm, 224pp

The biographies of courtisans and artistic ladies from the nineteenth century, including Alphonsine Plessis (the real 'Lady of the Camellias'), Laura Bell, Emma Crouch, Rigolbolche, Rosalie Leon, Alice Ozy, La Barucci, and Hortense Schnieder. Illustrated with portraits.


Whilst the book remains in strong readable condition, there is mottled fading along the fore-edge of both boards and along the top. But otherwise a solid copy.



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