Lives Of Eminent English Judges Of The Seventeenth And Eighteenth Centuries..
Bound in original dark brown half morocco, gilt over marbled boards; Spine in compartments with raised bands, decorated gilt with contrasting morocco title label, gilt. Marbled endpapers and all edges gilt. A little wear to extremities and front and rear joints just starting to crack at head and tail; otherwise a fine copy. Binder's label of E Allen King Street Leicester on front pastedown.
S. Sweet, Chancery Lane, Fleet Street.,
Edited by w. n. welsby.
8vo. 5.5 x 8.5 inches. [viii] 562 pp. +  pp. publisher's advertisements.
The biographies were originally published in the Law Magazine. Five of them were written by Edmund Plunkett Burke (1802-35), nine by the editor, William Newland Welsby (1802?-64), Recorder of Chester, and two by other hands. An attractive copy of the scarce original, handsomely bound by Allen of Leicester.
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