THE PUBLIC AND PRIVATE LIFE of Lord Chancellor Eldon, with…

THE PUBLIC AND PRIVATE LIFE of Lord Chancellor Eldon, with selections from his correspondence. In three volumes.

London.John Murray. 1844. Three volumes; engraved portrait frontispiece with tissue guard to each; others engraved plates and tinted lithographs throughout. Bound in original publisher's blind embossed cloth with title to spine and roughly trimmed edges. 8vo. Presentation copy: "Presented to Mrs. Thomas Farrer. Eldon.1844". Bindings bumped at the extremities, head and tail pulled with slight damage; Vol' I is split down the lower join of the spine, and horizontally across the spine with no loss. Some old dampstains. Vol I slightly cocked. Vols II and II some slight cracking at inner hinges; spotting to frontispieces and some illustrations and offset discolouration to tissue guards. Name of previous owner on front free end-paper. Small book-binder's label on end paste-down. Very good copies nevertheless that would benefit from some restoration.

Book ID: 6488
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