MEMOIRS OF THE COMTE DE GRAMONT. Translated by Horace Walpole. Edited, with an Introduction, by david Hughes. Anthony HAMILTON.

MEMOIRS OF THE COMTE DE GRAMONT. Translated by Horace Walpole. Edited, with an Introduction, by david Hughes.

London: The Folio Society. 1965. First Folio Society Edition. Hardcover. Octavo, bound in full dark green buckram with a gilt design based on a binding by Samuel Mearne from the library of Charles II, now in the British Library. 256 pp. Frontispiece plus fiftenn additional full-page black & white lithographed plates which are reproductions of etchings from the 1793 edition of Walpole's translation. Toning to spine, light stains, a very good copy in the cardboard slipcase which has small splits and stains. Very Good in slipcase. Item #311677

¶ "...the most entertaining of contemporary memoirs, and in no other book is there a description so vivid, truthful, and graceful of the licentious court of Charles II."

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