(GRONOW, Rees Howell). ~ The Reminiscences and Recollections of Captain Gronow: being anecdotes of the camp, court, clubs, and society, 1810-1860. London: John C. Nimmo, 1900.
2 vols., 8vo (217 x 145 mm.), pp. xxviii, 353; xvi, 340. With portrait and 32 illustrated leaves. Cerulean cloth gilt and coloured arms to upper covers. Dark green endpapers, top edges gilt. Corners and head and tail of spine lightly bumped. Light spotting to preliminary leaves. A very good copy.
New edition of Captain Rees Howell Gronow (1794 - 1865) amusing meditations on his extensive travels and observations of society, nobility, culture, the court of Napoleon III, the Duke of Wellington, Chateaubriand, Louis XVIII, Madame de Stael, fashionable society throughout Europe. With illustrations by Joseph Grego.