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THE IV GEORGES: Sketches of Manners, Morals, Court and Town Life.
Edition: First thus.
Meadville, PA: The Chautauqua-Century Press / Flood & Vincent, 1892. Hardcover first edition - A lovely edition of this humorous work - to quote a small sample - in writing of George the III's household, Thackeray comments "It was a model of an English gentleman's house. . it was kindly, it was charitable, it was frugal, it was orderly, it must have been stupid to a degree which I shudder now to contemplate." Illustrated with a frontispiece of King George I, and other drawings and decorations by George Wharton Edwards. Top edge gilt. 211 pp.
Condition: Near fine in tan cloth with gilt lettering and gilt and white decorations on front cover - some wear to the ends of the spine and the bottom edges of the boards, gift inscription dated Christmas 1891.Book ID: 82730More details Price: $35.00