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THE HULL PORTFOLIO or Memoirs and Correspondence of James Acland, Its Proprietor and Editor. 2 volumes, Saturday August 20 1831 to Saturday July 1883 plus Supplement Saturday September 14 1833 by James Acland - First Edition - 1831 - from Bailgate Books Ltd and Biblio.com

THE HULL PORTFOLIO or Memoirs and Correspondence of James Acland, Its Proprietor and Editor. 2 volumes, Saturday August 20 1831 to Saturday July 1883 plus Supplement Saturday September 14 1833

by James Acland

Condition: Fair Condition/No Dust Jacket


Joseph Noble, 1831. First Edition. Hardcover. Fair Condition/No Dust Jacket. 2 bound volumes containing Volumes 1-4, from Vol. 1 No. 1 Saturday August 20 1831 to Vol. 4 No. 32 Saturday July 13 1833. Edited and largely written by james Acland, a radical reformer. Published 1831-1833. Vol. 3, nineteenth extra onwards written after James Acland's trial in November 1832 and from Vol. 3 Twenty-Second extra, Tuesday December 4 1832 state " Edited by James Acland (Sole Proprietor) in His Majesty's Gaol at Bury Saint Edmund's, In the County of Suffolk - Under a Sentence of Eighteen Months Imprisonment, On the Criminal Persecution of the Corporate Corruptionists of Kingston Upon Hull; Printed by his Servants, and Published by His Wife at His Anti-Corruptionist Castle, No. 23, Queen Street, Hull". Includes Report of the Trial of Boyce and Others v. Acland Involving the Right to the Baron Ferry at the Yorkshire Spring Assizes, March 31 1832 (The Ferry Case) bound between Vol 2 Eleventh Extra (pages 147-150) and Vol. II No. 14 (pages 151-158). New leather spines on original marbled covers, replacement end-papers, ownership labels for Henry Vincent, and leather "edited by James Acland Esq, Hull" labels on inside of front cover. Presentation plates to A G Bell 1988 on free white end-papers at front. Pages are darkened and with untrimmed edges. Binding is sound, covers are a little darkened and rubbed. Most of the contents are the original nineteenth century pamphlets but missing numbers have been replaced by facsimile copies. Appears to be complete but occasional idiosyncrasies in the pagination. The facsimiles are: frontis; title-page to Volume the First; Dedication page; Vol. I No. 13 Saturday October 1831 pages 97-104; Extra Number Tuesday November 29 1831 pages 137-140; Index to the contents of Volume I; frontis portrait; title-portrait to Volume the Second; Dedication page; Vol. 2 No. 18 Saturday May 12 1832 pages 195-202; Index to the Contents of Volume II; Vol. 3 No. 1 Saturday 7 July 1832 pages 1-8; Vol. 3 No. 14 Saturday October 6 1832 pages 153-160; Vol. 4 Seventh Extra Wednesday May 29 1833 pages 201-204; Vol. 4 No. 24 Wednesday June 5 1833 pages 213-216; Vol. 4 No. 25 Saturday June 8 1833 pages 217-220; Vol 4. No. 26 Saturday June 15 1833 pages 221-222 (223-224 is original); Vol. 4 No 27 Saturday June 22 1833 - Vol. 4. No. 32 Saturday July 13 1833 pages 225-248; Supplement pages 25-58 (1-24 are original). Small hole in page Vol. II pages 107/108; Loss in leading margin Vol. III pages 307-310 together with facsimiles. 2-volume set (complete). No dust jacket, as published. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 50317071140.. This book is heavier than 1kg, and may incur additional delivery charges on some delivery services to some locations..
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  • Bookseller: Bailgate Books Ltd GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 50317071140
  • Title: THE HULL PORTFOLIO or Memoirs and Correspondence of James Acland, Its Proprietor and Editor. 2 volumes, Saturday August 20 1831 to Saturday July 1883 plus Supplement Saturday September 14 1833
  • Author: James Acland
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fair Condition
  • Jacket condition: No Dust Jacket
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Joseph Noble
  • Date published: 1831
  • Keywords: BZDB4 NOISBN Yorkshire; THE HULL PORTFOLIO or Memoirs and Correspondence of James Acland Its Proprietor and Editor 2 volumes Saturday August 20 1831 to Saturday July 1883 plus Supplement Saturday September 14 1833 James Acland
  • Bookseller catalogs: Yorkshire;
  • Subjects: HISTORY / Europe / Great Britain;


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