Days of the Dandies. Including: Peg Woffington written by J. Fitzgerald Molloy (2 Volumes); Colley Cibber written by Himself (2 Volumes); Horace Walpole written by Himself (1 Volume); Fanny Burney written by Herself (1 Volume); Laurence Sterne written by Percy Fitzgerald (2 Volumes); Charles James Fox written by B.C. Walpole ,together with the character of Mr. Fox by R.B. Sheridan (1 Volume); Captain Gronow written by Himself (2 Volumes); Mary Wortley Montagu written by Herself (1 Volume); Beau Nash written by Oliver Goldsmith (1 Volume); Mrs. Jordan written by James Boaden (2 Volumes).

London: Printed by the Grolier Society.

Price: $4,500.00

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Édition Magnifique. One of 26, Letter "R" . " This copy has been printed and specially bound for M.E. McC. Darlington." Printed on Japan Vellum by the Edinburgh Press. All Plates in three states, one hand-colored. 15 vols. 8vo (ca. 1-3/4 inches width per volume, size varies, 8-7/8 height, ca. 25 inches length in total). PLATES IN THREE STATES, ONE OF 26 COPIES. Bound in full red morocco, with the gilt stamped initials of M.E. McC. Darlington in the center of the upper covers, elaborate red morocco dentelles with white interior doublures with Grolier coat of arms, t.e.g. by the Grolier Bindery (stamped on lower front pastedown).

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