The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and Critical Account of the Lives and Writings of the Most Eminent Persons in Every Nation; Particularly the British and Irish; from the Earliest Accounts to the Present Time [ 2,000 Plates ]

By: Chalmers Alexander

Price: £1,200.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good


Extra illustrated edition, with circa 2,000 engraved plates.Complete set, in 32 volumes. Books measure 23.5x15.cm. Bound in half calf, calf corners, cloth boards, raised bands, gilt box lines within compartments, gilt lettering, top gilt edges, marble endpapers. Calf lightly rubbed, some scuff or abrasion wear, cloth boards have faded. Generally all bindings in good clean firm condition. Internally, circa 2,000 engraved plates and some newspaper articles bound in, index of addition plates in manuscript, [ although some are missing, might not have been bound in? ]. Pages and plates in good clean condition. With the bookplate of Gerald Walter Erskine Loder. A very nice set, with the added engraved plates.

Title: The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and Critical Account of the Lives and Writings of the Most Eminent Persons in Every Nation; Particularly the British and Irish; from the Earliest Accounts to the Present Time [ 2,000 Plates ]

Author Name: Chalmers Alexander

Categories: English History, Leather Bindings, Antiquarian, History,

Edition: A New Edition

Publisher: London, Printed for J. Nichols and Son; F. C. And J. Rivington: 1812

Binding: Half Calf

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: 8vo

Seller ID: 099838

Keywords: History. Bindings