Hardcover first edition - First edition. Includes speeches at various meetings and in the House of Commons, including several on the evils of slavery and others urging the cotton workers of England to hold fast against the South who were fighting to perserve this evil. Bright was born a Quaker, spent his life as a political reformer in Great Britian, and as revealed in these speeches he was a passionate advocate of the cause of freedom, and and the champion in England of the North during the American Civil war. Frontispiece with tissue guard. 278 pp. Very good in original brown cloth with gilt lettering on the spine (some foxing to the first few pages, previous owner's name, corners slightly bumped, but overall a tight, attractive and sturdy copy). Bookseller Inventory #
Title: SPEECHES OF JOHN BRIGHT, M.P. ON THE ...
Publisher: Boston: Little Brown, 1865.
Book Description Little, Brown & Company, Boston, 1865. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Hardcover. 8vo. Green cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Minor rubbing to boards. Minor bumping to corners and spine ends. Minor browning to title page as a result of the frontispiece. Tissue guard intact. Light foxing throughout. 278 pages. American History. AME/030211. Bookseller Inventory # 24581