The Serpent and the Moon: Two Rivals for the Love of a Renaissance King

By: Princess Michael of Kent

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BF2 - DJ is mylar protected. A hard cover first American edition book enscribed by the author in very good+ condition with a dust jacket in very good condition. Enscribed to the original owner in small felt tip in the author's maiden name, Marie Christina, on the title page. She was born Baroness Marie Christina von Rebnitz. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in gray paper covered boards quarter bound in textured gray paper with gold lettering on the spine with only very, very minor overall shelf wear. The dust jacket shows very, very minor overall shelf wear with some very slight edge wear along the top edges and the bottom spine edge. A book about the lives and times of King Henri II of France and Diane de Poitiers, his long time lover and nineteen years his elder, in sixteenth-century France. The author includes the complexity of the relationship as it relates to Henri's marriage to Catherine de' Medici and its effects on court and European politics. Illustrated with color and black and white reproductions. Bibliography, indexed, illustration credits, 412p.

Title: The Serpent and the Moon: Two Rivals for the Love of a Renaissance King

Author: Princess Michael of Kent

Categories: Biography, History: Europe, Renaissance, France, Political Leaders, Autobiography: M-R, Royal Families, European History, Autobiography: E-L,

Edition: First American Edition

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Touchstone Books/Simon & Schuster: 2004

ISBN: 0743251040

ISBN 13: 9780743251044

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Inscription: Signed by Author

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Book ID: SCW13040

Keywords: Nonfiction Non-fiction European History Renaissance Europe Renaissance Era France Court Courtiers Biography Renaissance France Love War Intrigue Betrayal Persecution King Henri II France Diane De Poitiers ARistocrat Lover Lovers 16th Century Europe Sixtee,