Scrope, G. Poulett: Memoir of the Life of The Right Honourable Charles Lord Sydenham. First Edition.« back
This is a first edition of Memoir of the Life of The Right Honourable Charles Lord Sydenham, With A Narrative of His Administration in Canada by G. Poulett Scrope (Editor), published by John Murray in 1843.
The book is in Very Good+ condition. First Edition. Beautifully bound in full polished calf leather (Tree Bark pattern) with gilt banding to both boards. Spine has five raised bands with heavy gilt decoration to all panels - dated in gilt with green leather title label. Marbled enpapers in yellow, blue, black and cream with page edges to match. The text is very clean and bright throughout - some offsetting of the frontis engraving of sydenham to the title page, commensurate with age. Has a tiny previous owner name to ffep.
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