Neue Indiscretionen (2 vol. set)
Neue Indiscretionen : Erinnerungen aus geheimen Diplomatie der letzten dreissig Jahre (2 volume set)
Anton Eduard Wollheim da Fonseca
Berlin : G. Hempel, 1884.
2 volume set. Fine binding. Bound in contemporary smooth 3/4 red calf over red boards. Gilt stamping to spine. Marbled edges and end pages. Small book tag of Beck Buchhandlung. Clean, unmarked pages. 552, 494 pp.
An account of diplomacy by Wollheim da Fonseca. Wollheim was a Jewish convert to Catholicism. He led a remarkable life, first fighting in the Portuguese civil war, a PHD from Berlin in oriental languages, a diplomat, Bismarck era German journalist, Austrian diplomat, multilinguist (supposed to have learned 33 languages), playwright, Danish Minister, etc.
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