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Catalogue of Antiquarian Books 1700-1900

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In our Catalogue this is Booknumber V73993

Author Willis, Henry Norton
Title BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF EMINENT PERSONS whose portraits form part of the Duke of Dorset's Collection at Knole with a brief description of the Place.
PlacePub London
Publisher John Stockdale
Date 1795
Illustrations Copperplates (2) by T. Bridgman /Th. Sparrow (or Storer).
Description Octavo half tan roan gilt and blindstamped marbled sides (tips worn & bumped/hinges rubbed) xxiii +164pp lacks the booklist at the rear and the blank at the front. 39 biographies include Sir Francis Drake, William Cecil, Lord Burleigh, the martyred Archbishop Cramer, The Earl of Leicester, Roger Bacon the scientist, Sir Thomas More, Cardinal Wolsey among others.
Booknumber V73993
Price Price: GBP 175.00 or USD 226.00
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