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The Memories of the Months

First to Seventh Series

By the Right Hon. Sir Herbert Maxwell, BART. M.P., F.R.S.

1910-1922 - London - Edward Arnold

8" by 6", xi, 241; xiii, 295, 16; vii, 290, 16; xii, 319, 16; xi, 304, 16; xi, 314; xiii, 260, 16pp with publishers advertisements to rear of some volumes 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


 

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A scarce set of The Memories of the Months First to Seventh Series by the Right Hon. Sir Herbert Maxwell. Illustrated with plates many of which are photogravure, some from photographs.

In seven volumes compete.

Maxwell's Memories of the Months comprised of seven series 1897 through to 1922.

The First Series (1910, third edition) has seven plates [all present]

The Second Series (1907, third impression) has five plates [all present]

The Third Series (1903, second impression) has six plates [all present]

The Fourth Series (1907, first edition) has six plates [all present]

The Fifth Series (1909, first edition) has six plates [all present]

The Sixth Series (1919, first edition) has five plates [all present]

The Seventh Series (1922, first edition) has five plates [all present]

The Rt. Hon. Sir Herbert Eustace Maxwell, 7th Baronet of Monreith, KT, PC, FRS, FRGS (1845 - 1937) was a Scottish novelist, essayist, horticulturalist and Conservative politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1880 to 1906.

With prefaces to front by the author.

Bookseller's label to front pastedown.

CONDITION

In cloth bindings. Externally, generally smart but with slight wear and bumping to extremities and the occasional mark and slight stain to boards. Internally, generally firmly bound although the odd plate is detached. Bright and generally clean throughout but with occasional handling marks and foxing to some endpapers. Occasional unopened pages, occasional slight chipping where some pages ch have been opened.

Overall: GOOD


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