The last love of an Emperor reminiscences of the Comtesse Louise de Mercy-Argenteau née Princesse de Caraman-Chimay ; describing her association with the Emperor Napoléon III, and the social and political part she played at the close of the Second Empire by Mercy-Argenteau, Louise comtesse de

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  • Napoleon -- III, -- Emperor of the French, -- 1808-1873.,
  • France -- Politics and government -- 1852-1870,
  • France -- Court and courtiers

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Statementedited by La Comtesse de Montrigand.
ContributionsMontrigand, comtesse de
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDC280 M45
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Paginationxv, 302 p. :
Number of Pages302
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15003858M

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