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Memoirs of Celebrated Etonians.

Stock Code 107182

London, Richard Bentley, 1875

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Eton College interest. A beautifully bound copy of Heneage Jesse's (d.1874) two-volume collection of biographies on noted Eton alumni including William Pitt the Elder ('subjected to an unusually severe flogging' vol. I, p.97), the novelist Henry Fielding ('acquired the boyish friendships of Fox, Lyttelton, Sir Charles Hanbury Williams, and other school fellows of future eminence' vol. I, p.65) and many more.

First edition; 2 vols 8vo (22.5 x 14.5 cm); armorial bookplates to front pastedown of each vol.; red half morocco, gilt spine in compartments with raised-banding, red cloth boards with gilt highlights, top edge gilt, light edge wear to spine, a near-fine copy.

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Provenance: Peter Combe (bookplate to front pastedowns).

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Memoirs of Celebrated Etonians.

JESSE, J. Heneage.

Stock code: 107182

$286.00

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