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London: Routledge, 1887. Illustrated with 4 color plates. 12pp. Very thin oblong 16mo, original pictorial wrappers tied with ribbon. London: George Routledge and Sons, 1887. First edition. Discoloration from tape inside covers and on endpapers, else very good. Scarce. Engraved and printed by Edmund Evans.
London: Macmillan, 1938. Edited by Lytton Strachey & Roger Fulford. Frontispieces. 8 volumes, thick 8vo, red cloth, decorative black spine labels, t.e.g. London: Macmillan, 1938. Some foxing on first and last several pages; spines very lightly and evenly faded, still a very good(+) set. One of 630 sets.
London: Longmans. 8 volumes, 8vo, 3/4 brown morocco, gilt-decorated spine, black leather labels, t.e.g.; (top of 2 spines lightly rubbed). London: Longmans, Green, 1874 - 1887. Second Edition. Very good (+). Greville Memoirs in 3 volumes and Queen Victoria in 5 volumes. Greville was clerk to the Council from 1821-59 and was intimate with statesmen from both parties. Such connections, along with a remarkable insight into character, make these famous memoirs (published in three installments in 1874, 1885, and 1887) of particular interest.
Howirth, England: 1812. 3 pages (front and back) each measuring 8.75 x 7.25 inches, Howirth, England, July 29, 1812. In this letter, Gray discusses the murder of Count and Countess de A.W. Noyres, in part: "...The conclusion you have formed seems to be the natural one. It is impossible to conceive of motive but that of madness to the commission so extraordinary and so horrid an atrocity..." Tear repaired on the last page; several folds and slight staining. Very good(-) condition.
Cairo: 1897. 1 page, 8 x 5 inches, with an embossed metallic copper seal bearing the Said family Royal coat of arms, Cairo, January 18, 1897. Signed "Said Halim" and written to Madame la General Knowles, wife of British Major General O.B. Knowles, Commander of all military forces in Egypt, accepting an invitation to a grand function and sending his most esteemed regards. Accompanied by the original envelope in Said's hand, emblazoned with the Royal family coat of arms. Very...