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Eugenia Stanhope
1774 4 Vols Letters by Dormer Stanfield Earl of Chesterfield First Edition
London: J Dodsley, 1774. Click here to see our other books! Letters Written By The Late Right Honourable Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield, To His Son Philip Stanhope. Eugenia Stanhope 1774 J Dodsley : London 8.5" by 5" (2)(xvi) 352pp. 355pp. 376pp. 364pp SUMMARY A first edition collection of letters from the Earl of Chesterfield Leather Binding Overall Condition: Very Good This book weighs 3 KG when packed UK Postage: £ FREE POSTAGE US Postage: £ 36.99 EU Postage: £ 25.99 European Postage: £ 27.99 Asia Postage: £ 47.99 Worldwide Postage: £ 69.99 DESCRIPTION This collection of letters, provides a wealth of information of the lives of the upper-class in the eighteenth century. The letters are mostly instructive, detailing such subjects as geography, history, and classical literature. Later letters, written when the author had become an established minor diplomat, deal largely with political matters. In the letters epitomise the restraint of the polite 18th century society. The work contains over three hundred and ninety letters along with miscellaneous pieces on the government of the republic of the seven united provinces, maxims of the Earl of Chesterfield, a translation of Cardinal De Retz's political maxims and much more. Stanhope was a British statesman and man of letters known for his administration of Ireland, his essays and skills as an orator. CONDITION In a calf binding. Externally, sound with some marks to boards and bumping to corners and head and tail of spine. Joints are starting but firm. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedowns and ink inscrip … [Click Below for Full Description]
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