Softcover binding has light shelfwear to edges of covers. Pages tight and clean with some yellowing due to age. Spine has small creases with tilt. 339 pages. MMP Binding. Year: 1986. ISBN: 0345332709. A battle for possession in which the beautiful young French widow Michelene Tevoulere becomes the pawn in a royal scheme involving England's King Henry VIII and the court of France's Francois I.