(London: Edward Moxon, 1836). 223 x 135 mm. (8 3/4 x 5 3/8"). Two volumes. Edited by Robert James Mackintosh. Second Edition.
Immaculate contemporary tree calf by J. Clarke (stamp-signed on front free endpaper), covers with gilt roll borders, raised bands, spines gilt in compartments with central flower stamp and floral cornerpieces, light tan morocco labels with volume number in green morocco, marbled endpapers and edges. Both volumes with engraved frontispiece portraits of James Mackintosh. Front pastedown with bookplate of Edward Nicholas Hurt. Mild offsetting from engraving, otherwise A PRISTINE COPY of the memoirs of Sir James Mackintosh (1765-1832), a controversial historian known for his "desire for liberal and democratic reform" (DNB), in a binding by According to "one of the best and most prolific of the London binders of the period." (Ramsden).
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