Amorous Intrigues at the Court of Charles II, Extra Illustrated

Memoirs of Count Grammont. Edited, with notes, by Sir Walter Scott.

London: John C. Nimmo, 1889.

Price: $800.00

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Number 598 of 780 copies for America and Great Britain. Portrait of the author as Frontispiece by L. Boisson, on India Paper and 33 etchings on India paper, laid down, after C. Delort. xxxvi, 396 pp. Printed by Ballantyne & Hanson, Edinburgh and London. 1 vols. Lg 8vo. Amorous Intrigues at the Court of Charles II, Extra Illustrated. Boiund in full crimson morocco, gilt, panelled spine, inner gilt stamped dentelles , green leaf endpapers, by Tout, Binder. Rebacked, preserving original spine.

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A chronicle of the profligate court of Charles II, written with grace and vigor by a French noble ex-patriate. EXTRA ILLUSTRATED with the insertion of 80 portraits and views of people and places mentioned in the text, along with an autograph note in the third person by Sir Walter Scott, the editor.