The Prince of Pleasure and his Regency, 1811-20
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The Prince of Pleasure and his Regency, 1811-20 by J. B. Priestley

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English


  • Regency -- Great Britain,
  • Great Britain -- History -- George III, 1760-1820,
  • Great Britain -- History -- George IV, 1820-1830,
  • Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century

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Edition Notes

Statement[by] J. B. Priestley.
The Physical Object
Pagination304 p.
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23255622M
LC Control Number79077594

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The book is organized by chapters where each chapter is a different year in the Regency. It ends when the Prince Regent becomes King George IV on the death of his father. The Prince Regent's tenure is described by the artistic, social and political events that marked each year--get the hardcover by the way/5(11). The period between and was the Regency Period, when George IV, then Prince of Wales and known as "Prinny", acted as Regent for his father, George III. This work recounts this time, which was swung between extremes of elegance and refinement - the Romantic Age - and depths of brutality. Prince of Pleasure and his Regency, New York, Harper & Row [] (OCoLC) Named Person: George, King of Great Britain; George, King of Great Britain: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: J B Priestley. By J. B. Priestley. The Prince Of Pleasure and his Regency - Seller Rating: % positive.

Buy Prince of Pleasure and His Regency, Prince Regent 1st Edition 1st Printing by Priestley, J. B. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5(10). The Regency Period is perhaps the most romantic of British history. It was an age which swung between extremes of elegance and refinement, and depths of sodden brutality. The central figure is the Prince Regent, Prinny, and though he sometimes appears as a gigantic spoilt child, he was famously good company and a notable patron of the arts. The author portrays the personalities of the giants 4/5(1). Buy the prince of pleasure and his regency by J. B. Priestly (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(4). Book Title: Prince of Pleasure and His Regency, Prince Regent Author: J.B. Priestley ISBN: Publisher: Heinemann Year Published: Our Normal Price: £ GBP ($ USD) 10% Discounted Price: £ GBP ($ USD) Description: Heinemann , first edition: red cloth hardcover decorated and titled with gilt: decorative dust jacket: approximately 8 x 10 inches tall.

George IV (George Augustus Frederick; 12 August – 26 June ) was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and King of Hanover from the death of his father, King George III, on 29 January until his own death ten years until his accession, he served as regent during his father's final mental illness.. George IV was the eldest child of King George III Father: George III of the United Kingdom. THE PRINCE OF PLEASURE and His Regency Author PRIESTLEY, J. B Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - Fine Jacket condition Good Quantity available 1 Binding Hardcover Publisher Harper & Row Place of Publication New York, New York USA Date published Keywords. PRIESTLEY, J.B. Prince of Pleasure and his Regency The Arcadia Press, Deluxe issue, number of copies, specially designed and bound by Zaehnsdorf of London for the Arcadia Press, and signed by the author. 4to.   The prince of pleasure and his Regency, Item Preview remove-circle The Regency -- The Romantics -- Pride and Prejudice -- Parades and Fireworks -- The Year of Waterloo -- The Byron Scandal -- The Line Breaks -- Fact and Fiction -- The Year of Peterloo -- Queen's Move -- King of Pages: