London: Grolier SOciety. hardcover. 14 volumes. Color frontispiece in each volume, and illustrated with numerous black and white plates in 2 states, with lettered tissue guards. Tall 8vo, beautifully bound in 3/4 red morocco over marbled boards; ornate gilt-decorated spines with raised bands; uncut edges, marbled end papers, t.e.g. London: Printed by the Grolier Society, (no date), ca. 1880. Internally fine, spines slightly darkened. Connoisseur Edition. Number 127 of only 150 copies printed. very good(+).
Set contains: Beau Brummell, 2 volumes. Lord Chesterfield, 2 volumes. The Sheridans, 2 volumes. Lady Hamilton & Lord Nelson, 2 volumes. Mrs. Sarah Siddons, 2 volumes. Count de Grammont, 1 volume. Lady Blessington, 1 volume. Mrs. Mary Robinson, 1 volume. Nell Gwynn, 1 volume.