Personal Reminiscences by Cornelia Knight and Thomas Raikes; Edited by Richard Henry Stoddard. Ellis Cornelia Knight, Thomas Raikes, Richard Henry Stoddard.
Personal Reminiscences by Cornelia Knight and Thomas Raikes; Edited by Richard Henry Stoddard

Personal Reminiscences by Cornelia Knight and Thomas Raikes; Edited by Richard Henry Stoddard

New York: Scribner, Armstrong, and Co., 1875. Hardcover. xvi, 339, [4] p., frontispiece and 3 leaves of illustration; 18 cm. Publisher's beige pebble grain cloth with gilt-stamped and black embossed printing on spine and front cover; blind-stamped publisher's emblem and decoration on back cover. Small binder's label on back fixed endpaper: "Bound at the Riverside Press." Pale yellow endpapers. Bric-a-Brac Series, no. 7. Publisher's catalogs for 1873 and 1874 on 4 pages following text. Contains autobiographical reflections by Cornelia Knight (1757-1837) and Thomas Raikes (1777-1848) about various well known European figures, including Sir Joshua Reynolds, Samuel Johnson, the Hamiltons and Lord Nelson, Princess Charlotte, Talleyrand, the Duke of Wellington, and Beau Brummell, among others. In Very Good Condition: edges rubbed; head of spine and upper corner of front board starting to fray; slightly cocked; cover is lightly soiled; internally clean and tight. Very Good. Item #005925

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