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Historical Sketches of Statesmen Who Flourished in the Time of George III (2 Vols)

By: Brougham, Henry Lord

Price: $124.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, Lea And Blanchard: 1840

Seller ID: 2884

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket; First and Second Series, A New Edition in Two Volumes; Brown cloth blind-stamped hardcover, bumped, boards and spine sunned, gilt spine titles bright; Vol. 1 spine head torn and split along rear gutter, single library stamp on half title pages; foxing on page margins; both volumes tight binding; Volume 1 signed by former owner, John Pickering (1777-1846) , scholar, linguist and son of the more famous Timothy Pickering; Vol. 1: Introduction, George III, Lord Chatham, Lord North, Lord Loughborough, Lord Thurlow, Lord Mansfield, Lord Chief Justice Gibbs, Sir William Grant, Burke, Fox, Pitt, Sheridan, Windham, Dundas, Erskine, Perceval, Lord Grenville, Grattan, Wilberforce, Canning, Sir Samuel Romilly, Effects of Party, Franklin, Frederick II, Gustavus III, The Emperor Joseph, The Empress Catherine, Appendix; 347 pages; vol. 2: Introduction, George IV, Lord Eldon, Sir William Scott, Dr. Laurence, Sir Philip Francis, Mr. Horne Tooke, Lord Castlereagh, Lord Liverpool, Tierney, Lord St. Vincent. -Lord Nelson, Mr. Horner. -Lord King. -Mr Ricardo-and the Currency Question, Note on Mr. Curran, Charles Carrol, Neckar, Madame de Stael, Mirabeau Family, Carnot, Lafayette, Prince Talleyrand, Napoleon. -Washington; 300 pages.