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THE LIVES OF THE CHIEF JUSTICES OF ENGLAND (4 VOLUMES COMPLETE) by Lord Campbell - First edition - 1873 - from Andre Strong Bookseller and Biblio.com

THE LIVES OF THE CHIEF JUSTICES OF ENGLAND (4 VOLUMES COMPLETE)

by Lord Campbell

Condition: Very Good


New York: James Cockcroft & Co., 1873. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Vol. 1- xxii + 357 pages. Vol. 2- xiii + 352 pages. Vol. 3- xvii + 493 pages. Vol. 4- xvii + 397 pages. 6 1/4 x 8 3/4 in. Brown half morocco binding with marbled boards, gilt lettering on spine, 5 raised bands, top edge of text block gilt, end papers marbled. Condition of each volume is VERY GOOD: light wear to covers and spines, edges and corners a bit more worn, light wear to boards, spines lightly darkened, edges of text block very lightly yellowed and with some light foxing, pages clean, binding tight, small book plate of David B. Ogden on inside of each front cover. Vol. 1- rear lower corner edge chewed by mice. Vol. 3- rear cover a bit more worn and small hole in surface of marbled board. Vol. 4- front cover with a bit more wear.
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  • Bookseller: Andre Strong Bookseller US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 2085
  • Title: THE LIVES OF THE CHIEF JUSTICES OF ENGLAND (4 VOLUMES COMPLETE)
  • Author: Lord Campbell
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: James Cockcroft & Co.
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1873
  • Bookseller catalogs: History;
  • Subjects: HISTORY / Asia / General;


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