By RHM Buddle Atkinson; G A Jackson
London   Privately Printed
10" by 6.5" xi, 380pp; xi, 380pp; 351pp
A privately printed, first edition of Lord Brougham's letters to James Loch from 1798-1809. In a lovely and bright quarter vellum binding.
By RHM Buddle Atkinson; G A Jackson

1908 Brougham and His Early Friends Letters to James Loch 1798-1809

London   Privately Printed
10" by 6.5" xi, 380pp; xi, 380pp; 351pp
A privately printed, first edition of Lord Brougham's letters to James Loch from 1798-1809. In a lovely and bright quarter vellum binding.
£190.00
: 4kgs / : 618L3

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Description

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.

Condition

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.

Near Fine

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