Memoirs of Count Grammont. Anthony Hamilton.

Memoirs of Count Grammont

London: S. and E. Harding, 1793. New Edition. leather_bound. 363 + 84 pages. 4to, 26 x 20 cm. Embellished with seventy-six portraits, of the Principal Characters Mentioned in the Work. Considered the best English edition. "The work is mainly occupied with the amorous intrigues of the Court of Charles II during 1662-4; it is written with such brilliancy and vivacity that it must rank as a classic." [see: DNB p.1020].The life and memoirs of an Irish Catholic noble who spent most of his days in France serving Louis XIV, and who also participated in the tumultuous political life in England during that period. Index. Scattered plate offsetting, light foxing to text. Covers with border panels in gilt floral motif, inner dentelles in gilt. Contemporary straight grained red morocco rebacked with original spine laid-down. Aeg. Very good. Item #2262

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