Memoirs of the Life of Colonel Hutchinson Governor of Nottingham Castle and Town...to Which is Now Added an Account of the Siege of Lathom House Defended By the Countess of Derby Against Sir Thomas Fairfax
Memoirs of the Life of Colonel Hutchinson, Governor of Nottingham Castle and Town, Written By His Widow, Lucy; to Which is Now Added, an Account of the Siege of Lathom House, Defended By the Countess of Derby Against Sir Thomas Fairfax
by Lucy Hutchinson
1854, HENRY G. BOHN, LONDON, 1854, BOHN'S STANDARD LIBRARY SERIES
Memoirs of the Life of Colonel Hutchinson, Governor of Nottingham Castle and Town...With Original Anecdotes of Many of the Most Distinguished of His Contemporaries, and a Summary Review of Public Affairs
Bohn's Standard Library series. 8vo. Original gilt/lettered elaborately blind-stamped green cloth (edges of spine chipped and corners bumped). Pp. 523 (front inner hinge weakened; no inscriptions), illus with b&w frontispiece.
Used-Good. Good hardback in maroon cloth. Bohn's Standard Library edition. Tissue guard to frontis portrait browned, with offsetting on title page; 31pp publisher's catalogue at rear yellowed; binding tight; spine faded & a lilttle worn, with large area of colour-loss.
Good. Ships from the UK within 24 hours. Your purchase supports authors through the Book Author Resale Right. Ex Library. With owners inscription. Corners bumped. Hinges weak. Some pages foxed. Eighth edition. Front end paper detached from book.
Ships from the UK within 24 hours. Your purchase supports authors through the Book Author Resale Right. Corners bumped. Wear to head & tail of spine. Internally good. Ex School library book with the the name of the school stamped at the front endpapers. Frontispiece and tissue guard foxed. Endpapers slightly foxed. Page edges foxed.
No Illustrations. Very Good Condition. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Standard Library edition (scarce). no date (1839). 139pp. Full leather with gilt deco and title, professionally rebacked and new endpapers. all edges gilt. Not illustrated. This book well reviewed by the Edinburgh Review, October 1808. Opening leaf features gift inscription dated 1843 with additional gift inscription 1933 describing how the book passed down through the Mary Evans family. A scarce edition of an important book in its day, often reprinted. Booksellers since 1977.
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