This book was published in 1876 by Scribner, Armstrong & Co. The Bric-A Brac Series was a sort of Everyman's Library series. There were 10 different books. This book was written by someone who was privy to what happened 'behind the scenes', so to speak, during the reigns of King George IV and King William IV. The authors full name was Charles Cavendish Fulke Greville, he passed away in January of 1865.
This book is 5" x 7", it is 'white' with black and gold lettering and design on it. This particular book needs a good cleaning. The corners are bumped. Inside the front there is a booksellers label and an inscription and date (Jan. 31, 1877).