Reminiscences and Recollections of Captain Gronow: Being Anecdotes of The Camp, Court, Clubs, and Society, 1810-1860.

London: Nimmo, 1889.

2 volumes. Four woodcuts, and twenty etched and aquatint illustrations from contemporary sources by Joseph Greco. Small 4to, 3/4 brown morocco, marbled boards and endpapers. London: John C. Nimmo, 1899. Very good (+). Large paper copy. One of 870 numbered copies.

A very good set of the celebrated and entertaining society "gossip" who moved in the best circles and knew everybody worth knowing -- from Monk Lewis and Beau Brummell, to Wellington and Louis Napoleon. With the bookplates from Ralph Frederica Pulitzer.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good(+)
Language: English

Price: $750.00

Item #270865

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