By John Seacome
Liverpool   J. Nuttall
7" by 4.5" [2], 614, 47pp.
A scarce copy of this historical study surrounding the notable Stanley family, bound with a description of the Isle of Wight and an account of Sir William Stanley's travels.
By John Seacome

1801 The History of the House of Stanley, From the Conquest, to the Death of the Right Hon. Edward, Late Earl of Derby. To Which is Added, A Description of the Isle of Man; and, a Brief Account of the Travels of the Celebrated Sir William Stanley

Liverpool   J. Nuttall
7" by 4.5" [2], 614, 47pp.
A scarce copy of this historical study surrounding the notable Stanley family, bound with a description of the Isle of Wight and an account of Sir William Stanley's travels.
£160.00
: 1kgs / : 909Q5

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Description

First Edition, Leather Binding, Scarce

Bound in full calf with gilt detailing.

Bound in three parts, with 'The History of the House of Stanley', 'A Complete History of the Isle of Man' and 'A Brief Account of the Travels of the Celebrated Sir William Stanley'. The first two parts share a pagination, while the third is separate.

Written anonymously, by John Seacome, an English publisher and bookseller. 

This interesting work surrounds the history of the Stanley family, an English novel family with many notable members, including the Earls of Derby and the Barons Audley. This genealogical study covers the Stanley family from the Norman conquest right up until the death of Edward Stanley, the Earl of Derby. Containing insight into the family's influence in various battles, conquests, their role in the English Civil War, as well as a family tree. 

Bound with 'A Complete History of the Isle of Man', containing the geography, ecclesiastical and civil history, with information on the towns, parishes, Lords and trade.

With a brief account of the travels of Sir William Stanley, son of the Fourth Earl of Derby, who spent many years exploring Europe and further.

Illustrated with a frontispiece of Edward, Earl of Derby.

Ink inscription of J. Catterall to the title page.

Condition

Bound in full calf with gilt detailing. Endpapers and blanks have been renewed. Externally, very good, with slight rubbing to the joints and extremities and the odd mark. Front hinge is a little strained, but holding. Pages are a touch age toned, with light handling marks. Ink inscription to title page.

Very Good

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