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Portraits, Memoirs, and Characters, of Remarkable Persons, from the Revolution in 1688 to the End of the Reign… by  James Caulfield - First Edition - 1819 - from Dale Steffey Books (SKU: 007797)

Portraits, Memoirs, and Characters, of Remarkable Persons, from the Revolution in 1688 to the End of the Reign of George II. Collected from the Most Authentic Accounts Extant. In Four Volumes (Fine Regency Binding)

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Portraits, Memoirs, and Characters, of Remarkable Persons, from the Revolution in 1688 to the End of the Reign of George II. Collected from the Most Authentic Accounts Extant. In Four Volumes (Fine Regency Binding)

by Caulfield, James

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London: H. R. Young & T. H. Whitely, 1819. Volume I and II published 1819, III and IV, 1820. Collated, xii, 171, vi, 235, iv, 260, iv, 292, lacking the plate for William Carstairs in Vol. I at p.87 and William Ellis at p.94. In handsome Regency period bindings of black morocco, the covers intricately and completely blind tooled with gilt border, the backs stamped in gilt, all edges gilt, plain gray end papers. Very Good, shelf rubs and light rubbing at joints, some offsetting throughout each volume, due to the plates. A total of 155 of the 157 plates called for, there being double plates in Vol. III for John Collington and John Stone at p. 189, and Samuel Goodere and Mahoney & White at p. 250. A marvelous compendium of portraits of some of the famous and notorious Brits who lived between 1688 and 1760. . First Edition. Morocco. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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Bookseller
Dale Steffey Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
007797
Title
Portraits, Memoirs, and Characters, of Remarkable Persons, from the Revolution in 1688 to the End of the Reign of George II. Collected from the Most Authentic Accounts Extant. In Four Volumes (Fine Regency Binding)
Author
Caulfield, James
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket, As Issued
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
H. R. Young & T. H. Whitely
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1819
Bookseller catalogs
World History; Fine Bindings; Eighteenth Century;
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
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jacket
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gilt
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First Edition
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plate
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rubbing
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