London: Longmans, Green, and CO., 1872. Hardcover. Very good. Item #17384
First edition after the privately printed edition of 1868. 8vo. viii, 346pp plus 2 page publisher's catalogue. Publsher's green cloth blocked in black and gilt on the spine and upper board; brown coated endpapers. Nearly imperceptibly rebacked; a very good copy. With an autograph letter form the author to Lady Pakington bound in. "...I feel grateful in learing that my little volume of Recollections has given you pleasure. Sir John knew well many of the public characters mentioned in it. .."