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Memoirs of the forty-Five First Years of James Lackington, the Present Bookseller in Chiswell Street, Moorfield, London by Lackington James - Hardcover - New Edition - 1794 - from George Jeffery Books and Biblio.com

Memoirs of the forty-Five First Years of James Lackington, the Present Bookseller in Chiswell Street, Moorfield, London

by Lackington James

Condition: Very Good


London: Printed for the Author, 1794. Collation, 540pp, engraved frontispiece. Bound in full red calf, raised bands, gilt tooling within compartments, rule gilt lines on boards. Binding in excellent clean firm condition. Internally, signature erased from title page, leaving some abrasion wear, title page strengthened, some occasiona browning. Pages in good clean condition throughout. A very nice copy, in a very attractive binding. A58. New Edition. Very Good. 8vo.
  • Bookseller: George Jeffery Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 009183
  • Title: Memoirs of the forty-Five First Years of James Lackington, the Present Bookseller in Chiswell Street, Moorfield, London
  • Author: Lackington James
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Edition: New Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Printed for the Author
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1794
  • Keywords: James Lackington
  • Bookseller catalogs: History; Leather Bindings; Antiquarian;
  • Size: 8vo


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