Paris, Libraire Plon, 1896, complete set in 2 volumes, 3rd (vol 1) and 2nd edition (vol. 2), viii, 482+598pp. two portraits: heliographures by Fillon & Heuse/Maire, half morocco leather bindings, marbled boards, gilt lettering on spines, gilt edges on top, armorial bookplate of J. Havelaar. Victorine Chastenay (1771-1855) was a French writer, essayist, translator and memoir writer (a French ‘mémorialiste’). She is also known as Victorine de Chastenay. Chastenay's Memoirs, 1771-1815 described the tumultuous years of revolutionary terror as a member of the surviving French nobility.