Memoirs of Joseph Grimaldi
Memoirs of Joseph Grimaldi Memoirs of Joseph Grimaldi Memoirs of Joseph Grimaldi
£225.00
London: Richard Bentley. 1838.

First edition, second issue. Two volumes. 12mo. (202x125mm). pp. xx, 288; x, 263. Maroon half morocco, marbled boards. Spine decorated in gilt. Top edge gilt. Some wear to corners but otherwise in near fine condition. Marbled endpapers. Ownership label of Henry Barnes, Trinity: Cam. on ffep. Bookseller's stamp of John Bumpus 350 Oxford Street on verso of ffep. 13 plates by George Cruikshank, 2 of them frontispieces and the last with the grotesque border. Edges untrimmed and with some tears where pages have been opened. Some toning to edges but otherwise a nice set in excellent condition.