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Sharpe, Rev. John (Trans.)
The History of the Kings of England and the Modern History of William of Malmesbury
Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, London, 1815. xx, [4], 610pp, [13]. Later full calf, raised bands, spine in six panels, morocco title label to second panel, remaining panels with a double diamond shaped quadrilobe in blind, covers with double fillet panelling, diamond shaped quadrilobe to corners with fleurons to inner corners, all in blind, boards bevelled, all edges stained red with combed and waved marbled endpapers. Externally very good with minor rubbing to corners and spine bands and a bit of minor wear to lower cover. Internally very lightly damp stained throughout, but fairly bright. Lacks the half-title. From the library of Earl Eldon, who was Lord Chancellor in Pitt's administration, with his round bookplate to reverse of front endpaper. Lowndes 2929 Size: 4to [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Temple Rare Books [Oxford, United Kingdom]
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