By A. R. Ashwell
London   John Muray
8.5" by 5.5" [5], vi-xl, 515; [5], vi-xv, 466; [5], vi-xiii, 483pp
A lovely first edition of Ashwell's entertaining and accurate biography on the life of the controversial bishop Samuel Wilberforce.
By A. R. Ashwell

1880 Life of the Right Reverend Samuel Wilberforce, D.D. Lord Bishop of Oxford and Afterwards of Winchester

London   John Muray
8.5" by 5.5" [5], vi-xl, 515; [5], vi-xv, 466; [5], vi-xiii, 483pp
A lovely first edition of Ashwell's entertaining and accurate biography on the life of the controversial bishop Samuel Wilberforce.
£220.00
: 4kgs / : 728P30

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First Edition, Illustrated, Rebound

The first edition of this work.

Complete in three volumes.

An insightful biography on the life of Samuel Wilberforce.

Wilberforce was a prominent Victorian bishop of the Church of England, who is best known today for his opposition to Charles Darwin's theory of evolution at a heated debate in 1860.

Volume I illustrated with a frontispiece, and two plates.

Volume II illustrated with a frontispiece, and two plates.

Volume III illustrated with a frontispiece.

Collated, complete.

Written by A. R. Ashwell.

Bookplate to the front pastedowns, 'Graham Hutchinson'.

Condition

Rebound in a cloth binding. Externally, smart. Minor marks to the boards and spines. A little bumping to the head and tail of the spines and to the extremities. Bookplate to the front pastedowns. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean with just a few spots to the first and last few pages.

Very Good Indeed

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