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The fortune hunter : a German prince in Regency England /
Peter James Bowman.
Oxford : Signal, 2010.
xii, 232 p., 16 p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm.
1904955711 (hbk.), 9781904955719 (hbk.)
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Oxford : Signal, 2010.
1904955711 (hbk.)
9781904955719 (hbk.)
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 208-218) and index.
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This work recounts the colourful exploits of a German fortune hunter who came into contact with Sir Walter Scott, George Canning, Princess Lieven, John Nash, Beau Brummell, and Nathan Mayer Rothschild.
Table of Contents
Prologuep. 1
Sunday's Childp. 9
To England: The Jolly Marchionessp. 19
Marriage and Divorcep. 29
To England Againp. 43
Park-huntingp. 55
Brighton and Miss Gibbingsp. 67
The London Seasonp. 77
Four Good Prospectsp. 87
Capital of the Worldp. 97
The Bonhams of Titness Parkp. 109
The Jeweller's Daughterp. 121
Fading Hopesp. 131
Surprised by Lovep. 141
Napoleon's Niecep. 151
Success After Allp. 159
A European Personalityp. 173
Epiloguep. 185
Appendixp. 188
Notesp. 195
Notes on Sourcesp. 207
Bibliographyp. 208
Indexp. 219
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