By The Marquess of Anglesey [ed.]
London   Jonathan Cape
9" by 6" 25-248pp
A first edition collection of correspondences between the English nobility, from 1814-1817. Illustrated, and with a folding genealogical table.
By The Marquess of Anglesey [ed.]

1955 The Capel Letters: Being the correspondence of Lady Caroline Capel and her daughters with the Dowager Countess of Uxbridge from Brussels and Switzerland,1814 - 1817

London   Jonathan Cape
9" by 6" 25-248pp
A first edition collection of correspondences between the English nobility, from 1814-1817. Illustrated, and with a folding genealogical table.
£245.00
: 0.75kgs / : 785F2

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First Edition, Folding Plates, Illustrated, Leather Binding, Signed Binding

The first edition of this work, in a signed binding from Sangorski and Sutcliffe.

Illustrated with frontispiece and seven further plates. With a folding genealogical table. Collated, complete.

Edited by the Marquess of Anglesey, this work contains the correspondence between Lady Caroline Capel and her daughters with the Dowager Countess of Uxbridge between 1814 and 1817.

Many of these letters were written during the 'Hundred Days', with one of the places from which they were written being a chateau a few miles from the battle of Waterloo. According to the introduction, 'one of the most vivid of all contemporary letters about Waterloo' is contained within this volume.

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In a signed quarter crushed morocco binding, with paper covered boards. Externally bright, with light fading to back strip. Binder's stamp to recto of front free endpaper. Internally, firmly bound. Pages generally clean and bright, with the odd patch of light spotting.

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