Item #41706 The Greville Memoirs. 1814-1860. Edited by Lytton Strachey and Roger Fulford. GREVILLE, Charles.

The Greville Memoirs. 1814-1860. Edited by Lytton Strachey and Roger Fulford.

London: Macmillan & Co., 1938. Limited edition, one of 630 sets, 8 volumes. Frontispiece in volumes I-VII. Original buckram, t.e.g., mild sunning to spines, a few marks. The political memoirs of a man who never held office but knew many important men. "Owing to his close relations with both whigs and tories... he was peculiarly well informed on the most secret transactions of contemporary politics... These characteristics, coupled with the brilliant portraits which he draws of his contemporaries, make his diaries the most important work of their kind of his generation" (DNB). Item #41706

Price: £150.00

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