Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: Atheneum, 1971.
A first edition/first printing in Very Good+ condition with some agewear in an alike dust-jacket mostly just worn from the shelf.
The Imperial Masquerade: The Paris of Napoleon III tells the story of one of the most extraordinary periods in Parisian history. It covers the years from 1851 to 1870, a time when Napoleon III presided over a city that was transformed into one of the most beautiful and cosmopolitan in the world. The book explores the city's architecture, society, and politics during this time, and provides a unique and insightful look at one of the most important periods in French history.; 8vo; 369 pages; TBC.