The Story of Nell Gwyn, and the Sayings of Charles II.
Place Published: London
Date Published: 1892
Description: Related and collected by Cunningham... Edited, with Introduction, additional Notes, and a Life of the Author, by Henry B. Wheatley. Extra-illustrated edition. 224pp. Short thick 8vo, beautifully bound by Worsfold in full red morocco; floral gilt decorations on covers and spine; inner dentelles, a.e.g. London: W.W. Gibbings, 1892. Very good (+).
Comments: One of 750 printed, this is an extra-illustrated copy with 36 various portraits of the actress (and mistress of Charles II) are combined with those of literary, royal and other celebrities of 17th and 18th century England.Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good(+)
Book ID: 156955