Letters of Horace Walpole Selected by W. S. Lewis.

SKU: 15180

Introduction by R. W. Ketton-Cremer. With portraits of the correspondents. 73 letters ranging from 1736 to 1797 selected by the foremost American authority on Walpole, editor of the Yale Edition of the Letters. Perhaps the most famous talented gossip in history. But Walpole's letters are not just fun to read because he knew everyone. They are also so well-written that they set the standard for the art. 283 pgs. DJ with light distress, now in mylar. Very light foxing.  Folio Society. 1951. Hb, Dj. USED. $10.00