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Gilbert Burnet, Bishop of Salsbury
Bishop Burnet's History of His Own Time; from the Restoration of Charles II, to the Treaty of Peace at Utrecht, in the Reign of Queen Anne. a New Edition, with Historical and Biographical Notes and Fifty - One Portraits. In Two Volumes
London: William Smith, 1840. Two volumes handsomely bound in contemporary unsigned American full calf, backs ornately gilt and with two morocco labels with gilt lettering and gilt tail date, covers double gilt ruled borders with gilt ruled edges, marbled end pages and page edges, the armorial bookplates of John G. Watmough and David Milne. John Goddard Watmough (1793 - 1861) military hero of the battle of Fort Erie during the war of 1812, and later served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1831-1835. Near Fine, shelf rubbing bottom edges, small rubs at raised bands and corners, joints showing light wear, the engravings moderately toned. 51 engravings. . Later British Edition. Full Calf. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. Large 8vo.
Bookseller: Dale Steffey Books [U.S.A.]
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