Skip to content

Biblio logo: Used, Rare and Collectible Books for Sale

Memoirs of Count Grammont: A New Edition to Which are Prefixed, a Biographical Sketch of Count Hamilton, and a… by  Anthony Hamilton - Hardcover - 1811 - from Page One, Too; Antiquarian Books (SKU: 11517)

Memoirs of Count Grammont: A New Edition to Which are Prefixed, a Biographical Sketch of Count Hamilton, and a Translation of the Epistle to Count Grammont. Volumes One and Two.

Click for full-size.

Memoirs of Count Grammont: A New Edition to Which are Prefixed, a Biographical Sketch of Count Hamilton, and a Translation of the Epistle to Count Grammont. Volumes One and Two.

by Hamilton, Anthony

  • Used
  • hardcover
Condition
Very Good-
Seller
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Item Price
$900.00
Or just $875.00 with a
Bibliophiles Club Membership
$5.00 Shipping to USA
Standard delivery: 7 to 14 days

More Shipping Options
Ask Seller a Question

Payment Methods Accepted

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • American Express
  • Discover
  • Paypal

About This Item

London: William Miller and James Carpenter, 1811. Hardcover. Very Good-. 'A New Edition...Illustrated with Sixty-Four Portraits Engraved by Edward Scriven, &c.': this extraordinary copy has the sixty-four portraits plus eighty more and is in a very beautiful but unidentified fine binding stamped "EXTRA ILLUSTRATED" on the spines; this is Horace Walpole's translation with annotations by Sir Walter Scott, though neither is identified. Two volume set, 8vos, bound in rich red leather, probably levant, with elaborate devices on spine, double rules on covers, pale red linen endpapers with intricate dentelles, and top edges gilt. The text and all plates are clean; plates bound in include all those which belong with this edition, they are mostly dated 1810 and many are presented in hexagonal frames, plus probably all of the portraits from the earlier illustrated edition of 1793 (dated 1792 or 1793, published by E.& S. Harding, many also engraved by them or by I.J. Van den Berghe, there should be seventy-six of them), plus several others from sources we have not identified; all illustrations which are not captioned are identified (as to person) on the back; each plate has penciled binder's instructions on the back. Overall, vg- (weak joints, leather on joints cracked and worn; spines and edges of boards darkened; bottom edges of boards heavily worn and scraped; spine ends bumped and worn; spine heads chipped; corners worn to boards; gilt on top edges discolored in middle, probably stained; white marks and scrape to leather on side edge of rear board of vI; white mark on front board of vII; scrape to side edge of vII, caused dent to side edges of pp323-55; pages and plates toning); 262pp and 356pp. An extraordinary gallery of fascinating lords and ladies, in the book which describes their often reprehensible exploits most entertainingly.

Reviews

Review this book and you’ll be entered for a chance to win !

(Log in or Create an Account first!)

You’re rating <strong>the book as a work</strong>, not the seller or the specific copy you purchased!

Details

Bookseller
Page One, Too; Antiquarian Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
11517
Title
Memoirs of Count Grammont: A New Edition to Which are Prefixed, a Biographical Sketch of Count Hamilton, and a Translation of the Epistle to Count Grammont. Volumes One and Two.
Author
Hamilton, Anthony
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good-
Quantity-available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
William Miller and James Carpenter
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1811
Bookseller catalogs
Literature; World History;
Note

Terms of Sale

Page One, Too; Antiquarian Books

All merchandise guaranteed returnable within seven days of receipt with notification via e-mail or telephone. Shipping cost may be adjusted to include insurance and weight of book(s).

About the Seller

Page One, Too; Antiquarian Books

Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Biblio.com member since 2006
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Ask Seller a Question

About Page One, Too; Antiquarian Books

The Antiquarian Department at Page 1 Books, located in the largest used bookstore in Albuquerque, NM, offers a broad selection of collectible and out-of-print books and ephemera in all genres.

Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:

New
A new book is a book previously not circulated to a buyer. Although a new book is typically free of any faults or defects, "new"... [More]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a... [More]
plate
Full page illustration or photograph. Plates are printed separately from the text of the book, and bound in at production. I.e.,... [More]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf.... [More]
fine binding
An elaborate and decorative binding, example including a leather-bound book with gilt edges, raised blind stamps, raised ribs,... [More]
cracked
In reference to a hinge or a book's binding, means that the glue which holds the opposing leaves has allowed them to separate,... [More]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in... [More]

This Book’s Categories

tracking-