1908 Brougham and His Early Friends Letters to James Loch 1798-1809
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Leather Binding, Uncommon
Privately printed by Darling and Pead. Collected and arranged by R H M Buddle Atkinson and G A Jackson. Bookplate to the front pastedowns, 'John Stevenson. His Book'. Plate to the front pastedown of all volumes 'Copy No.' This set is unnumbered and out of series. Henry, Lord Brougham, was a British Statesman who took up the fight against the slave trade. He proposed numerous educational reforms and effected many legal reforms. These letters see writings from the likes of Charles Adam, Louisa Adam, James Brougham, William Bryce, Francis Horner, Adam Ferguson, Francis Jeffrey and John A Murray.
In uniform quarter vellum bindings with paper covered boards. Externally, excellent with just a few light marks to the vellum. Prior owner's bookplate to the front pastedown, John Stevenson, His Book. Internally, all volumes are firmly bound. Pages are bright with just the odd spots.
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