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The Phoenix: Courtesans: The Demi-Monde in 19th-Century France
     

The Phoenix: Courtesans: The Demi-Monde in 19th-Century France

by Joanna Richardson
 
Richardson pens a colorful portrait of twelve of the most famous courtesans; women who encrusted bathroom taps with jewels, fought duels in the Bois de Boulogne, scandalized society, influenced the press and politics, and ensnared the husbands and lovers of the most beautiful women in Paris. 6 1/4 X 9 1/4.

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Richardson pens a colorful portrait of twelve of the most famous courtesans; women who encrusted bathroom taps with jewels, fought duels in the Bois de Boulogne, scandalized society, influenced the press and politics, and ensnared the husbands and lovers of the most beautiful women in Paris. 6 1/4 X 9 1/4.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781842120996
Publisher:
Phoenix Press, WC2
Publication date:
12/31/2000
Series:
Phoenix Press Series
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

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