THE RIVAL PRINCES;; or a faithful narrative of facts relating to Mrs. Clarke's political acquaintance with Col. Wardle, Major Dodd, &c. &c. &c. Who were concerned in the charges against the Duke of York; together with a variety of authentic and important letters and ... anecdotes of several persons of political notoriety, in two volumes. Mary Anne CLARKE.

THE RIVAL PRINCES;; or a faithful narrative of facts relating to Mrs. Clarke's political acquaintance with Col. Wardle, Major Dodd, &c. &c. &c. Who were concerned in the charges against the Duke of York; together with a variety of authentic and important letters and ... anecdotes of several persons of political notoriety, in two volumes.

London: Printed for the author, 1810. First edn. 8vo, pp. xi, 216, 307. Bound with the half titles in little rubbed 3/4 morocco and marble boards, a very good copy. Bound with the frontis portrait of Mrs. Clarke and signed by her. Item #10316

Clarke writes in her own defense against the charges that she used her position of intimacy with the Duke of York to extract money for political favors. A great number of pamphlets were written of this scandal, this from the pen of the woman who was at the center of the whole business.

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