Count Grammont Memoirs 1811 gorgeous morocco leather set book 64 portrait platesBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Memoirs of Count Grammont, in Two Volumes, by Anthony Hamilton.
1811, London, William Miller and James Carpenter.
Illustrated with Sixty-four portraits (all steel engraved), mostly in stipple.
Gorgeous 19th century grained morocco leather bindings. Raised bands, spines richly decorated, covers beautifully outlined in floral running scroll set within rules, turn-ins and edges gilt decorated. All edges gilt. Profusion of excellent, very well done (stipple) engraved portraits, all signed by the engraver Edward Scriven (and others) in the plates.
Beautiful age patina and shelf appearance. Light scuffing to joints and edges, light to moderate scattered toning and spotting throughout.
Wonderful unique portrait plate set, any age flaws or small condition issues easy to overlook or forgive.
Books measure: 9" H X 5 1/2" W.
Set along shelf measures: 3".