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Letters Written By The late Earl Of Chatham To His Nephew Thomas Pitt Esq.

By William Pitt The Elder (The Earl Of Chatham)

1804 - London - T. Payne

9.5" x 6"; xxix, 104pp

 
 


 

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A first edition presentation copy of the William Pitt the Elder's letters to his nephew Thomas Pitt, dedicated by the editor Lord Grenville.

William Pitt was a statesman of the Whig group, who led the Great British Government twice during the middle of the 18th Century. He was the informal leader of the cabinet during the Seven Years' War.

This copy of his Letters to his nephew was edited by Lord Grenville, who has inscribed this presentation copy, dedicating it to the the Dean of Christ Church (Oxford).

 

CONDITION

In half morocco. Externally sound, with some shelf wear, and a little fading to the edges of the boards. With a contemporary signature to a front blank. The half title page has offset a little. Lightly foxed, particularly to the first and last few pages as usual. Firmly bound. Overall: GOOD


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