The Works of the Right Honourable John Hookham Frere In Verse and Prose

Frere, John Hookham

Published by Basil Montague Pickering, London, 1874
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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London: Basil Montague Pickering. 1874. Second (revised) Edition. H 3/4 Leather. Very Good. [ca. 350] pages per volume + plates. Title on spines: Works of J. H. Frere. "Second Edition Revised With Additions" (title page, volume 1); last 2 volumes edited by W. E. Frere (otherwise with unidentified editor/s); includes the memoir by the author's nephew, Sir Bartle Frere (volume 1), plus bibliographical references; index (volume 1). BMC, volume 9, page 1052, column 466 (originally issued in 3 volumes in 1872). 3 volumes complete; bound in 3/4 dark brown morocco over light brown cockerell boards; gilt-stamped and decorated spines with raised bands, covers ruled gilt, dark gray marbled endpapers, t.e.g. Slight wear to extremities (chiefly lower edges); slight rubbing to covers; frontispiece of volume 1 detached and slightly chipped; slight internal browning and/or foxing (chiefly to edges and preliminaries); else a very serviceable set. Frere (1769-1846), English diplomat and miscellaneous writer; educated at Eton and Caius College, Cambridge; undersecretary for foreign affairs (1799); envoy extraordinary and plenipotentiary at Lisbon (1800-02) and Madrid (1802-04); British Minister with the Junta (1808-09); twice refused a peerage, then retired to Malta (1818) and died there; noted as one of the founders of the Quarterly Review, and as a contributor to various anthologies, as well as a translator of several of the plays of Aristophanes. Bookseller Inventory # L052286

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Title: The Works of the Right Honourable John ...

Publisher: Basil Montague Pickering, London

Publication Date: 1874

Binding: H 3/4 Leather

Illustrator: 2 Engraved Illustrations / Plates (frontispieces); Few Engraved Decorations (headpieces)

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jackets

Edition: Second (revised) Edition.

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