Comtesse de Boigne

In looking at the biography — too late into the 19th century to be the same lady — I had to look up the memoirs of a similarly-named lady. Ah, la Comtesse de Boigne was the Regency-era memoirist! Some of her books are available (free) online.


vol. I: 1781-1814 (US edition)

vol. II: 1815-1819 (US edition)

vol. III: 1820-1830 (US edition)

Recollections of a Great Lady; being More Memoirs

I have most of the series in its original publication, but several years ago there was a respectable reprint edition.

(all “boigne” books at


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