IM SCHATTEN DER HOFBURG. Gesprachen mit Prinzessin Stephanie von Belgien(German)

IM SCHATTEN DER HOFBURG. Gesprachen mit Prinzessin Stephanie von Belgien(German)

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IM SCHATTEN DER HOFBURG. Gestalten, Puppen und Gespenster. Aus meinen Gesprachen mit Prinzessin Stephanie von Belgien Furstin Lonyay der letzten Kronprinzessin von Osterreich-Ungarn. JULIANA VON STOCKHAUSEN. F. H. KERLE VERLAG, HEIDELBERG, 1952.

 

In the shadow of the Hofburg (figures, dolls, and ghosts. From my conversations with Princess Stephanie of Belgium, Princess Lonyay, the last Crown Princess of Austria-Hungary). With numerous full-page panels with portraits and group pictures of members of the House of Habsburg and two folded family trees.

 

The Hofburg is the former principal imperial palace of the Habsburg dynasty. Located in the centre of Vienna, it was built in the 13th century and expanded several times afterwards. It also served as the imperial winter residence, as Schönbrunn Palace was the summer residence. 

 

Black hardcover book with gilt spine title. Lightly rubbed cover with a secure text block and a moderate-heavy spine shift. First edition, 280 pages plus fold-outs. The jacket has a long tear to the front, a chip to the top of the spine, and some edge tears. Illustrated hardcover book. Written in German.