Beau Brummell: The Ultimate Dandy -::- Ian Kelly lands on the shelves of my shop.
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2005, (First Edition) Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Colour plates; Black & white plates; List of sources;
From the cover: Beau Brummells finely-tailored ascendancy to unprecedented fame and fortune in Regency London has made his name a byword for style, profligacy and wit. He cut a dramatic swathe through late Georgian society, from his early years as favourite to the Prince of Wales and arbiter of taste in the Age of Elegance, to his final precipitous fall into poverty, incarceration and madness.
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Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper.
Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [XIII] 578 pages. Index. 9½” x 6¼”.