Neville GilesIncidents in the Life of Joseph Grimaldi London Jonathan Cape. 1980 First Edition Hard Cover Good Good Paintings By Patricia Neville. A couple of the pages have the odd small grubby mark. Generally in condition, beautifully illustrated 64pp with some full page coloured ills. D/W is unclipped. Joseph Grimaldi was revered in his time for bringing to the London stage a unique comic genius that filled to capacity the vast old Covent Garden Theatre night after night for months on end. This book recounts with grace and wit the stories that best illustrate the great clown's lovable character.