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The Annual Register or a View of the History Politics and Literature for the Year 1812

By Various

1813

W Ortridge and Son et al : London

8" by 5.5"

xii, 223, 1-568pp

 

 

 

DETAILS

A lovely copy of this volume from the well-known periodical 'The Annual Register'. Rebacked, and in a clean and crisp condition.

Being volume fifty-four of this work. This fascinating copy is filled with contemporary exposition on the Napoleonic and Peninsular wars, alongside the War of 1812. There are also articles on the manners, customs and classes of various nations and people such as the Arab Pirates, and those who dwell on the isle of Man. Natural history articles include the history of a Volcano in the Sea off the Island of St Michael. As is usual with 'The Annual Review' there are also several poems, including the 'Address for the Opening of Drury Lane Theatre' by Lord Byron. The Annual Register is a long-established reference work, written and published each year. It records and analyses the year's major events, developments and trends worldwide. The first year of the publication was 1758 under Edmund Burke's editorship and has been produced continuously since that date.

CONDITION

In a full calf binding. Rebacked with the original boards preserved. Externally, in a lovely condition with just some minor shelfwear to the extremities. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright with just the odd spot.

Overall Condition: Near Fine

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