The Greville Memoirs. A Journal of the Reigns of King George IV and King William IV.

SKU: 17557

Edited by Richard Henry Stoddard. New Edition, with portrait by Count D'Orsay. Greville [1794-1865] was Clerk of Court to both sovereigns and Queen Victoria. He was also a diarist and first-rate cricket player. He requested that the journals be published after his death. Victoria and Disraeli complained about the gossipy nature of the work, but people in the UK and in America were enthralled and the book had to be reprinted several times. Some of the cloth covering on the spine has chipped away. Bric-a-Brac series. Scribner, Armstrong, and Company. New York. 1876. Hb. USED. $10.00