Puckler's Progress: The Adventures of Prince Puckler-Muskau in England, Wales & Ireland as told in letters to his former wife, 1826-1829.
Translated and Introduction by Flora Brennan. Written to his beloved ex-wife Lucie, whom he had divorced in order to find a rich bride and save the family finances, these intimate confidences include his evaluation of prospective brides as well as his dalliances. No matter - she adored him. In the meantime his writings reveal intimate details of life in the period, as he discusses everything from cravats to architecture, fashion, theatre, horse racing, you name it, it's all here. Almost like new. Great jacket. Collins, London. 1987. Hb, Dj. USED. $15.00