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Tall large hardback, approx 14 x 9 inches. Full calf leather binding. Decorative gilt paneled boards, raised and gilt banded spine, with dark green leather spine label lettered in gilt. Red speckled page edges, plain endpapers. In very good condition. Extremities rubbed with chips to corners, rubbing to boards, some heavy surface rubbing to rear side. Professional repairs to spin/hinges, small chips to spine ends. Some minor darkening to edges of endpapers else clean, a couple of minor handling marks to title page, bookplate pasted to rear side of title page “Jacob Des Bouverie Esq.” Inside pages are all very clean, bright and tight throughout. Plates also all clean and bright. Else a very clean and tight copy. 534 + 260pp. (Life + Letters.) Illustrated with 8 B&W engraved plates, including 4 portraits and 1 large folding plate. Also one engraving of 3 coins at the end of the introduction.
Title: The Life of Cardinal Wolsey. With Several Copper Plates.
Publisher: London, John Barber, 1724:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 82884
Keywords: BIOGRAPHIES/LETTERS/DIARIES FIDDES, Richard: The Life of Cardinal Wolsey, Several Copper Plates, John Barber, 1724,