Madame Recamier: The Biography of a Flirt.
Illustrated biography that attempts to understand the psychology as well as the intrigue of this symbol of the Romantic movement in France. Madame Recamier was a girl duing the Frnech Revolution, grew up during the Napoleonic Wars, and lived into the era of the Second Republic and the Bourbons. She knew many important people of the period, often to her joy and sometimes to her detriment. She was beloved by men and women alike, a love often attributed to her goodness, kindness, and lack of airs rather than for her beauty. The Bobs-Merrill Co., Indianapolis. 1940. First Edition. Hb, Dj. VG. USED. $18.00