BRYDGES, Sir Egerton.

MORAL AXIOMS in single couplets: for the use of the young, in schools and families. By Sir Egerton Brydges, Bart. 1837.
Author BRYDGES, Sir Egerton.
Title MORAL AXIOMS in single couplets: for the use of the young, in schools and families. By Sir Egerton Brydges, Bart.
Published London. John Macrone. 1837.
Stock Code 13795
Description viii, 95, [1] pages. Engraved frontispiece and two other plates. Original cloth gilt. 152 x 98 mm. First edition. Slight wear head of spine; some light spotting; gift inscription on endpaper; else a very good copy. Samuel Egerton Brydges studied at Maidstone Grammar School and King's School, Canterbury, Queen's College Cambridge, and the Middle Temple (1782). He was F.S.A. (1795), M.P. for Maidstone (1812-18) and created baronet (1814). In 1810 he moved to Lee Priory in Kent, where he established a private press specializing in reprints of early literature.
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