OxFam: Madame du Barry by Ellalice Tate (Jean Plaidy)
“Jeanne du Barry was most emphatically a woman of the people. But she was warmhearted, good-natured and almost incredibly lovely, and - to the scandal of the nobility at Court - she captivated the King of France. ” Written by Ellalice Tate which is one pseudonym among many used by Jean Plaidy, Philippa Carr et al. FIRST EDITION. Red cloth cover in very good condition, no bumping, gilt titles on the spine with an illustration of a sword and a book. The dust jacket is showing signs of wear and sunning on the spine, a small section on the back close to the top of the spine is missing. Internally clean and bright and tightly bound.