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3 volumes. Tall 8vo. 10 x 6 inches. Quarter bound dark maroon polished calf leather binding to spines and corners, decorative floral embossed-patterned cloth to boards. Brown and green leather spine labels lettered in gilt, with raised banding and extensive gilt decoration to spines, gilt crest/motto to fronts “Patientia Vinces.” Marbled endpapers and page edges. In very good conditions. Corners a little bumped and rubbed, some small surface nicks to leather on corners, slight fading to top rear edge of vol.1. Otherwise lovely bright covers. Bookplate to endpapers “Nathaniel Hadley.” Some foxing spots to blank prelims, one or two odd minor foxing spots to plates, else pages all very clean, bright and tight throughout. A very clean and tight set. 3 Volumes. 404, 334 & 406 pp. Illustrated with 34 steel-engraved portraits. Engravings include portraits of George Washington, Catherine the Great, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Napoleon, Thomas Jefferson, Sheridan, Madame de Stael, George III, Edmund Burke, Charles James Fox, William Pitt, William Wilberforce, Lord Nelson, Mirabeau, Robespierre, Danton, etc.;
Title: Historical Sketches of Statesmen Who Flourished in the Time of George III. To Which Is Added, Remarks on Party, and an Appendix. And Remarks on the French Revolution (in the 3rd. volume). First, Second, and Third Series. In Three Volumes.
Publisher: London, Charles Knight & Co., 1839 2nd. - 1843.:
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Seller ID: 82900
Keywords: HISTORY History, Biography, french revolution, nelson, wilberforce, fine binding, statesmen, george III, napoleon, franklin, jefferson, Charles Knight & Co., BROUGHAM, Historical Sketches of Statesmen, Leather, fine binding, 1839, 1843, 3 vols, First, Second, and Third Series