THE SERPENT AND THE MOON: Two Rivals for the Love of a Renaissance King.
Edition: First US printing.
New York: Simon & Schuster, (2004) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A Biography of Henri II (1519-1559), Catherine de Medici (1519-1589), and Diane de Poitiers (1499-1566). "Set against the stunning backdrop of Renaissance France and peopled by the titans of European history, [this] is a true story of love, war, intrigue, betrayal, and persecution. At its heart is one of the world's great love stories: the life-long devotion of King Henri II of France to Diane de Poiters." SIGNED by the author Marie Christine (Her Royal Highness Princess Michael of Kent) on title page. Illustrated with many photographs, including a section in full color. Includes an author's note, map, family tree, chronology, bibliography, index. xii, 405 pp plus illustration credits. ISBN: 0-743251040.
Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)