Memoirs Of George The Fourth,.

HUISH, ROBERT..

Bound in diced calf, gilt, with decorated gilt borders; spine in compartments, decorated gilt. All edges marbled. Some wear and staining of extremities, edges faded, foxing and browning and edge staining of frontispieces and engraved titles; otherwise a very good set. Binder's labels of W. Witheys, Bookseller, Book-binder and Stationer, North Street, Bridgwater on front pastedowns. Erased signatures on first free endpapers.

£100.00

Publisher

Printed for T. Kelly, Paternoster-Row; Fisher, Son, and P. Jackson, Newgate-Street; Jones and Co., Temple of the Muses, Finsbury-Square; and G. Virtue, Ivy-Lane.,

Place

London

Date

1830

Synopsis

Descriptive of the most interesting scenes of the private and public life, and the important events of his memorable reign; with characteristic sketches of all the celebrated men who were his friends and companions as a prince, and his ministers and counsellors as a monarch. compiled from authentic sources, and documents in the king's library in the british museum etc.
vols. i - ii.

Item Description

TWO VOLUMES. Small 4to. 5.5 x 8.5 inches. Vol. I, 572 pp; Vol. II, 427 pp. + [1] pp. publisher's advertisements.

Illustrations

Illustrated by 18 engraved plates, including 2 portrait frontispieces and by 2 added engraved titles, dated 1831, with vignettes.

Notes

Contemporary account of the life and reign of George IV by Robert Huish (1777-1850). Huish was born in Nottingham and studied and travelled abroad. He published several other royal and political biographies, on Queen Caroline, William IV, William Cobbett and Henry Hunt, but is now best remembered for his books on bees and beekeeping.

[Stock No. 24864]

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