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Book Description

The "Smales family"copy,in half calf with raised bands & elaborate gilt lettering pieces marbled sides & matching endpapers.Doublepage frontispiece engraving of the Abbey.plus three other plates and a silhouette of George Sykes to illustrate a biography Topics include " A visit to the Pere La Chaise Cemetary in Paris" William Scoresby on Magnetism, A discussion of the name "Streonshealle",The Death Penalty, "An appeal to the Ladies of Great Britain,on the subject of Slavery" The errection of a Monument to Captain Cook,etc.etc.Now widely available in various digitised forms but the original volumes are increasingly scarce.
Author Various
Date 1827
Binding Contemporary half leather
Publisher Whitby Printed and Published by R.Kirby,Bookseller Bridge Street 1827.
Condition Very Good

Price: £125.00

Offered by John L Capes

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