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Memoirs of the Comte de Gramont

Count Anthony Hamilton

Memoirs of the Comte de Gramont

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Published by Folio Society in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Gramont, Philibert, comte de, 1621-1707.,
    • Great Britain -- Court and courtiers -- Early works to 1800.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementtranslated [from the French] by Horace Walpole, edited with an introduction by David Hughes.
      GenreEarly works to 1800.
      ContributionsWalpole, Horace, 1717-1797, tr., Hughes, David, 1930- ed.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA447.G7 H3 1965
      The Physical Object
      Pagination256 p.
      Number of Pages256
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6014669M
      LC Control Number66071565
      OCLC/WorldCa2350494


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Yet this book was written by an Englishman, and it deals chiefly with the English. About the yearHamilton turned his attention to collecting the memoirs of his brother-in-law, the Count de Grammont, as we may conjecture, from the epistle beginning “Honneur des rives eloignees” being written towards the close of the above year: it is dated, or supposed to be so, from the banks of the Garonne.

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