The Greville Diary: Including Passages Hitherto Withheld from Publication (2 Volume Set)

The Greville Diary: Including Passages Hitherto Withheld from Publication (2 Volume Set)

By: Wilson, Philip Whitwell (editor)

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Book Condition: Good


568 pages (Vol I.) & 602 pages (Vol. II); 3/4 blue leather w/ blue cloth. gilt design and lettering on spine, 5 raised bands; some light rubbing to the extremities, particularly on Vol II, corners bumped; interiors are very clean and neat, bindings tight and solid; both are ex-library with a pocket card on the rfep and a small library stamp on the title pages; Amid the journals which have instructed the mind and startled the senses of mankind, there are two which stand out preeminent, a class by themselves. Pepys is one, Greville the other.... So plain was [Greville's] meaning that hitherto many of his pages have been withheld from the public. In these volumes, there will be found for the first time, those passages thus suppressed and Greville is permitted to tell the whole of the truth as he saw it.Greville was the grandson of the Duke of Portland, who sat twice as Prime Minister. His career was Clerk of the Privy Council under King George IV, and Queen Victoria.

Title: The Greville Diary: Including Passages Hitherto Withheld from Publication (2 Volume Set)

Author Name: Wilson, Philip Whitwell (editor)

Categories: Royalty,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday, Page & Company: 1927

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: kb012339