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Biographical Sketches


  • Author:
    Martineau, Harriet
  • Publisher:
    Macmillan & Co, London, 1870
  • Catalog ID:
    1306149
  • Our ref:
    1306149

Third and cheaper edition, 1870. Hardback. 8vo. xiii, 445pp plus 43pp of Publisher's ads at end. Blue cloth boards with gilt to spine. No jacket. Biographical sketches divided into six sectios: Royal, Politicians, Professional, Scientific, Social and Literary. Includes (amongst others) The Marquis of Lansdowne, Lord Palmerston, Lord Raglan, David Roberts R.A., Alexander von Humboldt, Lady Noel Byron, Amelia Opie, Charlotte Bronte, Mrs Wordsworth, Thomas de Quincey and Walter Savage Landor. Very good condition. A little light mottling to boards and a little wear to extremities of spine. Some spotting, mainly to end papers and text block edges. Overall a very clean copy.
  • Our price: £65.00

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