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  • MAGNIFICENT EXTRA ILLUSTRATED LIMITED EDITION IN FULL MOROCCO
    Memoirs of Count Grammont. by HAMILTON, Anthony
    HAMILTON, Anthony
    Memoirs of Count Grammont.

    London & Philadelphia, Nimmo & Lippincott, 1889. 2 volume set, 11 1/2 inches tall. A spectacular set in full morocco with gilt raised bands, extra gilt panels, wide dentelles and gilt top edges. With the armorial bookplate of John Charles Black, U.S. Civil War Colonel and Congressman. This edition was limited to 780 copies of which this is number 147. With 11 plates and 22 vignettes by L. Boisson and a further 104 extra engraved illustrations. A magnificent and unique set of this great work.

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  • FIRST EDITION IN FULL PANELED CALF
    Memoirs of Joseph Grimaldi. by (DICKENS, Charles), "BOZ".
    (DICKENS, Charles), "BOZ".
    Memoirs of Joseph Grimaldi.

    London: Richard Bentley, 1838. 2 volume set, 7.5 inches tall. A very smart later full calf by Sotheran with gilt raised bands, twin labels and fine gilt centre tooling to the panels. Gilt Cambridge panels to the boards, gilt dentelles and all edges. First edition, first issue, without the 'grotesque' border added at Vol. II p. 238. With 13 superb engraved illustrations by George Cruikshank. There is slight blotchiness to the spine but overall a very fine set of the life of England's most celebrated dancer and comedian , who became such a popular clown that his harlequin style was known as a 'Joey'.

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  • GREAT DIARIST'S WORK IN FULL CALF BY SANGORSKI & SUTCLIFFE
    A Journal of the Reigns of King George IV and King William IV. by GREVILLE, Charles C.F.
    GREVILLE, Charles C.F.
    A Journal of the Reigns of King George IV and King William IV.

    London: Longmans, Green & Co, 1885. 3 volume set, 8.5 inches tall. A classic Victorian full calf by Sangorski & Sutcliffe with gilt raised bands, twin labels and delicate gilt tooling to the panels. Gilt dentelles and top edges. This work, complete in itself, constitutes part of Lord Greville's Memoirs. A Handsome set.

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  • HANDSOME HALF MOROCCO BY HATCHARDS
    Memoirs of her late Royal Highness Charlotte Augusta. (Bound with) A Sacred Memorial of Her late Royal Highness Charlotte Augusta, Princess of Wales. by HUISH, Robert
    HUISH, Robert
    Memoirs of her late Royal Highness Charlotte Augusta. (Bound with) A Sacred Memorial of Her late Royal Highness Charlotte Augusta, Princess of Wales.

    London: Thomas Kelly, 1821, 1818. Half morocco, 8.5 inches tall. A handsome binding by Hatchards with gilt raised bands and gilt pallets framing the panels. Gilt top edge. The second edition of the Memoirs 'revised, augmented, and improved. Ornamented with interesting engravings'.

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