Memoirs of Sophia Dorothea, Consort of George I: Chiefly from the Secret Archives of Hanover, Brunswick, Berlin, and Vienna; including a Diary of the Conversations of Illustrious Personages of those Courts, Illustrative of her history, with letters and other documents. Robert Folkestone Williams, Consort of George I Sophia Dorothea, King of Great Britain.
Memoirs of Sophia Dorothea, Consort of George I: Chiefly from the Secret Archives of Hanover, Brunswick, Berlin, and Vienna; including a Diary of the Conversations of Illustrious Personages of those Courts, Illustrative of her history, with letters and other documents

Memoirs of Sophia Dorothea, Consort of George I: Chiefly from the Secret Archives of Hanover, Brunswick, Berlin, and Vienna; including a Diary of the Conversations of Illustrious Personages of those Courts, Illustrative of her history, with letters and other documents

London: Henry Colburn, 1845. Hardcover. 2 volumes: [1], xxiii, [1], 452 p., frontispiece portrait; [1], vii, 452 p., frontispiece portrait; 23 cm. Contemporary half red morocco with marbled paper over boards. Six spine compartments between raised bands; gilt-tooled title in second compartment and volume in third, with "1845" at tail. Top page edges gilt. Marbled endpapers in gilt and blue, matching boards. Published anonymously but attributed to Robert Folkestone Williams (approx. 1805-1872). The life of Sophia Dorothea (1666-1726), Consort of George I, before he became King of Great Britain. Forced to marry her cousin George Louis, she bore him three children before he divorced her and imprisoned her in the Castle of Ahlden, where she spent the rest of her life. In Very Good Condition: edges rubbed; spines lightly sunned; frontispiece portraits are foxed; text has minimal marginal foxing and soiling; a solid and attractive set. Very Good. Item #005557

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