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Memoirs of the Life of Judge Jeffreys, sometime Lord High Chancellor of England by Humphry W Woolrych - 1st Edition - 1827 - from E C Books and Biblio.com

Memoirs of the Life of Judge Jeffreys, sometime Lord High Chancellor of England

by Humphry W Woolrych

Condition: Fair/N


London : HENRY COLBURN, 1827 A fair copy in contemporary binding, with frontispiece portrait of Jeffreys. The binding has a poor quality leather spine with gilt titles, and cloth boards. There is wear to top and bottom and particularly the hinge with the front board at the top. Marbled endpapers. The portrait page has a little spotting and the portrait itself has offset to the title page. The contents are otherwise nice and clean and in very good condition bar some spotting to the reverse of the endpapers.
  • Bookseller: E C Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 031609
  • Title: Memoirs of the Life of Judge Jeffreys, sometime Lord High Chancellor of England
  • Author: Humphry W Woolrych
  • Illustrator: Sir Godfrey Kneller, R W Smart
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fair
  • Jacket condition: N
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: HENRY COLBURN
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1827
  • Keywords: judge jeffreys, the bloody assizes,
  • Bookseller catalogs: Biography and autobiography;


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