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A Biographical History of England, From Egbert the Great to the Revolution

Consisting of Characters Disposed in Different Classes, and Adapted to a Methodical Catalogue of Engraved British Heads

By The Rev. J. Granger

1824 - London - William Baynes and Son

9" by 5.5"; (xxvii) 364pp.; 387pp.; 256pp.; 367pp.; 404pp.;

 

DETAILS

A biographical history of influential Englishmen from Saxon times to the eighteenth century.

Fifth edition, with upwards of four hundred additional lives.

'Intended as an essay towards reducing our biography to system and a help to the knowledge of portraits: interspersed with a variety of anecdotes, and memoirs of a great number of persons, not to be found in any other biographical work.'

Including biographies of Henry Booth, Richard Talbot, Samuel Clarke and many others.

Bookplate of Colchester Public Library to front pastedowns.

Complete in six volumes.

CONDITION

In half-morocco bindings. Externally, smart, though with some slight rubbing. Insitutional lettering and labels to the spines. Joints are cracked and very tender. One board is held by the cords only.  Loss to one backstrip. Internally, firmly bound. Institutional ink stamps throughout. Pages are bright, and quite clean, with just a few instances of foxing. Overall: GOOD ONLY due to joints and spines.

 


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