Vasili, Comte Paul. La Société de Rome. Edition Augmentée de Lettres Inédites. Paris: Nouvelle Revue, 1887. 4th.
Fine binding, quarter vellum with pastel marbled paper boards, black leather spine title in gilt, 6 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches, top page edge red, blue patterned end papers, 596 pp. with light foxing, tight. Text in French. Very good. Hardcover.
An account of gossip and scandal among the royalty of Rome, the Court, the Vatican, the Senate, the Diplomatic corps, etc. Attributed to the Polish Princess Catherine Radziwill, of whom there is a fascinating entry at wikipedia.