Elizabeth. Empress of Austria. Count Egon Caesar Corti (translated by Catherine Alison Phillips). Empress Elizabeth of Austria (1837-1898), born Elisabeth Amalie Eugenie, was better known as Sissi (aka Sisi) and was the wife of Austrian Emperor Franz Joseph I. She was also the Queen of Hungary and Queen of Bohemia and Croatia. In 1898, at the age of 60, she was assassinated by an anarchist.
CT (New Haven): Yale University Press, 1936. 1st edition. Double-page genealogical tree, bibliography and index. 518 pages. Color frontis with black and white photos plus an additional 18 bl/wh illustrations. Cover is worn, backstrip is soiled and sunned. Spotting to back cover. Former owner's name inside front cover. Darkened top edge. Overall good condition, missing dustjacket. Uncommon in this printing. 1 copy only.