(Munchen): Munchner Verlag, (1949). Third edn. 8vo, pp. 347. In German. llustrated with portraits and reproductions of paintings. White cloth, stamped in gilt. Cover little rubbed and soiled, o/w VG. Item #30463
Maria Medici, the "fat banker's daughter" as she was scorned, became the wife of Henri IV of France. At the center of European political life, she strove for power, but wasn't capable of handling it.